When you join the Circle of Sisters, you become part of a network that supports our bold investment in community solutions to:
Why does The New York Women’s Foundation work to build an intergenerational movement?
Because we know that wisdom passed down through the generations can gain power and traction among younger generations.
Meet Bahia. She learned her strong work ethic and fearlessness from her mother and grandmother, natives of Panama who arrived in America with very little resources. They worked hard to create opportunities for Bahia, who now uses her power to advocate for others. Bahia says that thanks to her great role models, she is now a force to be reckoned with.
Does your story matter?
The New York Women’s Foundation knows it does because every day we meet women, like you, whose stories are driving social change.
What drives Xian’s fearless advocacy to help women love themselves? Her story. Xian shares her story to encourage women around the world to embrace the revolutionary power of self-love. It’s both beautifully fierce and simple.
How do you activate your power?
The New York Women’s Foundation posed this question to a handful of supporters and champions. The answers were as unique as each of the women we asked.
In this video, long-time Foundation supporter Melissa says that she activates her power by helping others, even when it means pushing herself beyond measure.
In the wise words of our sister Rhonda Joy McLean, “Sometimes you have to simply stand in the face of ignorance and irrationality,” and that is what we are inviting you to do.
The Circle of Sisters for Social Change launched at the 2019 Celebrating Women® Breakfast as a powerful network to support women’s economic security in New York City.
The Foundation’s steadfast commitment to respond to the seemingly intractable issues of poverty, violence, and discrimination is unwavering. Our ability to uplift the leadership of women and girls and invest early in innovative, community-based solutions will be strengthened by the support of the Circle of Sisters.