Collaborating and engaging
to create an equitable, inclusive community for women and girls in Forsyth County.
Collaborating and engaging to create an equitable, inclusive community for women and girls in Forsyth County.
UPCOMING EVENT

Virtual Social Change Exchange

Tuesday, July 27 • 12:00 - 1:15 PM

If you’re ready to develop a personalized action plan on issues impacting women and girls in our community, or perhaps just want to learn more about what advocacy opportunities exist, please join us for this virtual event!

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Through a Gender Lens

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.

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Membership Model

The Women’s Fund simplified our membership model to enhance our democratic grants process, giving every member the power of a vote. With our new model, it’s easy to become a member and easy to explain.

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stories of impact

LEAD Girls

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.

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Eliza’s Helping Hands

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.

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stories of impact

Delicious by Shereen

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.

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Statistics about women & girls in Forsyth County
Among full-time workers, women in Forsyth County earn 89 cents for every dollar earned by men.*
* from 2014-2018
Statistics about women & girls in Forsyth County
Adult women in Forsyth County have consistently higher rates of poverty than adult men.*
* from 2014-2018
Statistics about women & girls in Forsyth County
The median income for white women working full-time is less than that of white men, and it decreases for black and Latina women.*
* from 2014-2018