November 17, 2020 • 12:00 - 1:30pm
The Women's Fund hosted our luncheon in a virtual format this year, unveiling our new online report, Through a Gender Lens, and announcing over $142,000 in grants to improve the lives of women and girls in our community!
Introducing Through a Gender Lens: The Economic Security of Women and Girls in Forsyth County in 2020, providing current data to measure the economic security levels of women and girls in our community today. The Women’s Fund is grateful to Forsyth Futures for their partnership on the report.
In 2015, Joy walked away from a secure job to launch the nonprofit LEAD Girls of NC, a leadership workshop series that provides the tools and resources preteen girls need to become confident and active leaders in their communities. At the heart of the program: mentoring and peer support.
Social worker Kenya Thornton devotes her life to supporting families touched by domestic violence and sexual assault. It’s a stressful job that can take a toll. Fortunately for Kenya, she discovered the perfect place to go when she needs to decompress. A passionate equestrian, she heads to Cash Lovell Stables & Riding Academy for a dose of self-care.
Word spread quickly around town in 2016 when Shereen Gomaa began offering up her freshly cooked Egyptian and Middle Eastern creations for catered family meals and small group meetings.