Housing & Support Services
On October 22 Women’s Fund investors convened around the Fund’s housing strategy statement. Their work will help shape a revised strategy statement and housing grant process centered in racial equity.
We were honored to be joined by UT Law Professor, Mechele Dickerson, who shared her expertise and work, which focuses on racial inequalities related to home ownership.
On October 27 Women’s Fund investors convened around the Fund’s education pillar. Their work will help shape a revised strategy and education grant process centered in racial equity.
It was our privilege to be joined by Dr. Knatokie Ford, who shared her insights on the educational landscape. Dr. Ford is the Founder and CEO of Fly Sci® Enterprise, LLC, and former Senior Policy Advisor for the Obama White House Office of Science & Technology.
Women’s Health & Unintended Pregnancy Prevention
On November 10 Women’s Fund investors convened to focus on our unintended pregnancy prevention and (new!) women’s health strategy statements.
We were pleased to be joined by Lourdes Rodriguez, Sr. Program Officer at St. David’s Foundation. Lourdes brings numerous years of experience in the public health field and prior to her role at St. David’s Foundation, she served as Director of Community-Driven Initiatives at Dell Medical School.
On November 12 Women’s Fund investors convened to focus on our child care strategy statement and grantmaking process.
We were delighted to be joined by Chief Operating Officer at Texas Women’s Foundation, Dena Jackson, who shared her expertise on the necessity of quality affordable child care for women.