Our Partners

Thank you to the incredible partners who provide expertise, support, and thought leadership through work groups, steering committees, and pilot programs. Listed below are the organizations represented in our GWI work, but please note that we also have individual partners who are not affiliated with any specific organization.

Partners

  • African Culture Alliance North America
  • African Family Health Organization (AFAHO)
  • Bene Philly
  • Bucks County Opportunity Council
  • Center For Employment Opportunities
  • City of Philadelphia PHL PRE-K
  • Clarifi
  • Community Center At Visitation
  • Community First Fund/FINANTA
  • Compass Working Capital
  • Economy League of Greater Philadelphia
  • EDSI
  • Esperanza
  • F.A.S.T. Foundation
  • Financial Wellness Institute
  • First Person Arts
  • First Up
  • Gaudenzia House of Passage
  • International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • Interim House
  • Liberty Resources
  • Lutheran Settlement House
  • Mayor’s Office of Engagement For Women
  • Mom Your Business
  • National Workforce Opportunity Network, LLC
  • Office of Child Development An Early Learning
  • Office of Councilwoman Helen Gym
  • Orion Communities
  • Permit Capital Advisors
  • Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance
  • Philadelphia Commission On Women
  • Philadelphia Federation Credit Union
  • Philadelphia Folklore Project
  • Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network
  • Philadelphia OIC
  • Philadelphia Works
  • Philly CAM
  • Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC)
  • Purpose
  • Research For Action
  • Resolve Philadelphia
  • Salvation Army
  • Sofia Financial
  • Sriiconsulting
  • Swayable
  • Temple University’s Klein College of Media and Communications
  • The Barnes Foundation
  • The Enterprise Center
  • The Fuller Project
  • The Women’s Center Of Montgomery County
  • Therapy Center of Philadelphia
  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • University of Baltimore
  • Urban Affairs Corporation
  • West Philadelphia Skills Initiative
  • Why Not Prosper
  • Women Against Abuse
  • Women’s Opportunity Resource Center
  • Women’s Resource Center of the Delaware Valley
  • Working For Women
  • Year Up
  • YW3 CA Americorps
  • YWCA Tri-County Area
  • Zenith Wealth Partners
  • ZS

FUNDERS

Thank you for the generous support from our major funders who have invested in the foundation and growth of GWI.

  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • BLBB Charitable
  • Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation
  • Forman Family Foundation
  • FS Investments
  • HFGF
  • Leo Model Foundation
  • M&T Bank
  • Permit Capital
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
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GWI ADVISORY COUNCIL

Advisory Council Members:

  • Sheryl Axelrod, President & CEO of The Axelrod Firm, P.C
  • Harvey Floyd II, Executive Coach, Wharton School
  • Michael Forman, Founder, Chairman and CEO, FS Investments
  • Vivian L. Gadsden, Ed.D, William T. Carter Professor of Child Development, Professor of Education, and Director of the National Center on Fathers and Families, University of Pennsylvania
  • Elayne B. Howard, President and founder of Elayne Howard & Associates, Inc.
  • Adam B. Landau, CAIA, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Permit Capital Advisors, LLC.
  • Christine Lussier, Founder, Christine’s Yoga Corner
  • Allen J. Model, Cofounder and Managing Director of Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd
  • Jennifer Rice, Board member, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia, Big Picture Philadelphia, and ACCT Philly

Advisory Council Roles:

  • Advisory Council members provide strategic input on the development and growth of GWI. Specifically, their roles and responsibilities include the following:
  • Support the implementation of the GWI Strategic Framework
  • Assist in resource mobilization for the work of the GWI including raising funds, fostering partnerships, and leveraging resources from each of your networks
  • Review and provide feedback on the Case for Support for the GWI and assist in distributing the Case to potential investors
  • Review and provide feedback on GWI documents that will be distributed to different stakeholders
  • Attend quarterly meetings and the Annual Gender Wealth Summit
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE GENDER WEALTH INSTITUTE, PLEASE CONTACT KELLY SHEARD, THE DIRECTOR OF THE GENDER WEALTH INSTITUTE AT KSHEARD@WOMENSWAY.ORG