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Save the Date: November 30 is Giving Tuesday 

Save the Date: November 30 is Giving Tuesday On November 30, many will come together for a special 24-hour online Giving Day called #GivingTuesday! We need your help to support…

Transgender Awareness Week: November 13-19

Transgender Awareness Week: November 13-19 This week is #TransAwarenessWeek! Learn more below as we raise awareness around issues faced by the trans community by highlighting resources, facilitating conversations, and amplifying…

Hear Her Story: Community Speaking Tour

New Partnership: Zenith Wealth Partners

New Partnership: Zenith Wealth Partners We are proud to announce our engagement of Zenith Wealth Partners who will advise on our endowment and help create community change! They will oversee the…

Recap: 13th Annual Book Prize

Recap: 13th Annual Book Prize On October 27th, WOMEN’S WAY held the 13th Annual Book Prize honoring New York Times best-selling author Chanel Miller for her memoir “Know My Name”!…

Recap: Intersections of Intimate Partner Violence and Economic Security of Women

Recap: Intersections of Intimate Partner Violence and Economic Security of Women On October 19th, we held the next session of our Closing the Gender Wealth Gap series. In honor of…

Register now: 13th Annual Book Prize

Register now: Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Intersections of Intimate Partner Violence and Economic Security of Women.

Register now: Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Intersections of Intimate Partner Violence and Economic Security of Women. In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, join us on October 19, 2021…

Recap: Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Equity in Grantmaking

Recap: Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Equity in Grantmaking On September 23rd, WOMEN’S WAY hosted the Closing the Gender Wealth Gap Forum: Equity in Grantmaking The panel was moderated by…

Introducing: The Gender Wealth Institute

Introducing: The Gender Wealth Institute Amidst COVID-19’s devastating economic impact on women, we are excited to announce the launch of the Gender Wealth Institute (GWI), the newest evolution of the…

Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Equity in Grantmaking

Now Hiring: Part-time Database Associate

Now Hiring: Part-time Database Associate WOMEN’S WAY is looking for an ambitious, independently-motivated analytical thinker to provide support with data management. This role would be perfect for a self-starter with…

Now Hiring: Communications and Events Intern

Now Hiring: Communications and Events Intern WOMEN’S WAY is seeking a proactive, creative and digital media guru to assist with communications strategy and event planning. If you’re a self-starter who…

Check out our latest 3 IRAF grantees!

We recently distributed funding to 3 new Immediate Response Action Fund grantees!   No More Secrets Mind Body Spirit Inc.- $10,000 No More Secrets Mind Body Spirit Inc was facing…

Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Strengthening the Financial Capability of Women

Closing the Gender Wealth Gap Forum: Strengthening the Financial Capability of Women On June 23rd, WOMEN’S WAY hosted the Closing the Gender Wealth Gap Forum: Strengthening the Financial Capability of…

Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Strengthening the Financial Capability of Women

Recap: 43rd Annual Celebration: Breaking Down Barriers

Recap: 43rd Annual Celebration: Breaking Down Barriers On May 13, we held our 43rd Annual Celebration: Breaking Down Barriers, our signature annual event, and one of the most highly anticipated…

Now hiring: Program Director, Gender Wealth Institute

Now hiring: Program Director, Gender Wealth Institute WOMEN’S WAY is looking for a proactive, independently-motivated jack-of-all-trades to lead and execute the Gender Wealth Institute (formerly called the Women’s Economic Security…

Recap: Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Increasing Access to Affordable Housing

Recap: Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Increasing Access to Affordable Housing On April 28th 2021, WOMEN’S WAY hosted the Closing the Gender Wealth Gap Forum: Increasing Access to Affordable Housing.…

WOMEN’S WAY to receive WOAR’s Sing Out Loud: Singing for Survival Award!

WOMEN’S WAY to receive WOAR’s Sing Out Loud: Singing for Survival Award! WOAR honors WOMEN’S WAY with the Sing Out Loud: Singing for Survival Award for their work in supporting survivors of gender-based…

Diane Cornman-Levy featured in the Keystone!

Diane Cornman-Levy featured in the Keystone! Our Executive Director Diane Cornman-Levy was recently featured in an article by the Keystone Newsroom. She discusses Biden’s COVID Relief Plan and it’s potential…

Now Open: Annual Celebration Marketplace

Now Open: Annual Celebration Marketplace In preparation for WOMEN’S WAY 43rd Annual Celebration: Breaking Down Barriers, we’re launching special offerings and programming leading up to the event! Join us for…

WOMEN’S WAY Book Prize Committee

WOMEN’S WAY Book Prize Committee The Book Prize Committee is responsible for selecting the winner of the 13th Annual WOMEN’S WAY Book Prize.  Committee Details and Responsibilities: Books will be…

Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Increasing Access to Affordable Housing

WOMEN’S WAY 43rd Annual Celebration

Stand against Anti-Asian Racism and Violence

Stand against Anti-Asian Racism and Violence On Tuesday March 16, a gunman in Atlanta killed 8 people, the majority of whom were Asian, and six of whom were women. This…

WOMEN’S WAY recognized as leader in advancing gender equity in Philadelphia!

WOMEN’S WAY recognized as leader in advancing gender equity in Philadelphia! As part of a new resolution by the City of Philadelphia recognizing Monday, March 8, 2021 as International Women’s…

Recap: Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Black Women and Healthcare

Recap: Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Black Women and Healthcare On February 17th WOMEN’S WAY held the Closing the Gender Wealth Gap Forum: Black Women and Healthcare.  The panel discussion…

13th Annual Book Prize Nominations

NOMINATIONS NEEDED FOR THE 13TH ANNUAL WOMEN’S WAY BOOK PRIZE! Did you read an amazing book last year? Consider nominating it for the 13th Annual WOMEN’S WAY Book Prize! Nominations…

Immediate Response Action Fund 2017-2020 Report Now Published!

Immediate Response Action Fund 2017-2020 Report Now Published! The Immediate Response Action Fund (IRAF) addresses urgent and unanticipated needs of organizations or programs that primarily serve women and girls. From receiving…

Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Black Women and Healthcare

WOMEN’S WAY 43rd Annual Celebration

WOMEN’S WAY 43rd Annual Celebration – tickets & sponsorships available now! The Annual Celebration is WOMEN’S WAY’s signature annual event, and is one of the most highly anticipated and attended non-profit events…

Recap: Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Investing in Women Owned Businesses

Recap: Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Investing in Women Owned Businesses On January 6, 2021, WOMEN’S WAY held the “Closing the Gender Wealth Gap Forum: Investing In Women Owned Businesses.”…

Now Open: WOMEN’S WAY Holiday Marketplace

WOMEN’S WAY Holiday Marketplace Did you know? The current global crisis has created a challenging landscape for business owners, especially those who own small, local companies. New reports show 60%…

Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Investing in Women Owned Businesses

New Tax Break for Donors

NEW TAX BREAKS FOR DONORS With donors needed now more than ever, the CARES Act aims to encourage charitable giving by improving the tax incentives in 2020. For individual donors,…

Save the Date: December 1st is Giving Tuesday!

Save the Date: December 1st is Giving Tuesday! On December 1, 2020, people all around the world are coming together to tap into the power of human connection, strengthen communities,…

We did it. We voted. We keep going!

We did it. We voted. We keep going. “I am thinking about her, the generations of Black women, Asian, White, Latina, Native American women who throughout our nation’s history have…

Diane Cornman-Levy featured in Chestnut Hill Local

Diane Cornman-Levy featured in Chestnut Hill Local Our Executive Director Diane Cornman-Levy was recently featured in an article by the Chestnut Hill Local, discussing the recent Supreme Court changes and…

Recap: Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Saving the ECE Sector

Recap: Closing the Gender Wealth Gap: Saving the ECE Sector On October 14th 2020, WOMEN’S WAY launched a new series of virtual education events by hosting the Closing the Gender…

WOMEN’S WAY receives 4 star rating from Charity Navigator!

WOMEN’S WAY receives 4 star rating from Charity Navigator! WOMEN’S WAY strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned us a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s…

Closing the Gender Wealth Gap Forum: Saving the ECE Sector

Recap: 12th Annual Book Prize

Recap: WOMEN’S WAY 12th Annual Book Prize On September 23rd 2020, WOMEN’S WAY hosted our 12th Annual Book Prize honoring Mira Jacob for her graphic memoir, “Good Talk: A Memoir…

The Legacy of RBG

The Legacy of RBG On September 18th, we lost one of the strongest fighters for women’s rights, civil rights, and reproductive rights in modern history – Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.…

WOMEN’S WAY Celebrates #WomensEqualityDay

WOMEN’S WAY Celebrates #WomensEqualityDay This year marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which officially granted women the right to vote. Even though we celebrate this milestone, it’s important to note…

WOMEN’S WAY 12th Annual Book Prize

WOMEN’S WAY RECEIVES $100,000 GRANT TO CHANGE THE NARRATIVE ON WOMEN AND POVERTY

WOMEN’S WAY RECEIVES $100,000 GRANT TO CHANGE THE NARRATIVE ON WOMEN AND POVERTY June 10, 2020 For Immediate Release (PHILADELPHIA, PA) WOMEN’S WAY is the proud recipient of a $100,000 grant from the Robert…

Advancing Racial Equity Resources

Advancing Racial Equity Resources Protests around the nation have erupted in the wake of the deaths of Breaonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony Mcdade, and many other unarmed black people at…

WOMEN’S WAY Financial Coaching Pilot Featured in Philadelphia Citizen

WOMEN’S WAY Financial Coaching Pilot Featured in Philadelphia Citizen “Women’s Way is set to expand a financial coaching program that has already helped 250 low- and moderate-income women save $115,000.…

COVID-19 Resources

Domestic Violence and Abuse Resources for people experiencing Domestic Abuse: What you should know and who to call. Report suspected child abuse or neglect of children: Learn more about what…

In the news

Philadelphia has ‘missing men,’ but we’re missing women too — in the halls of power | Opinion Check out the Inquirer article from this weekend featuring thoughtful commentary from our very own…

12th Annual Book Prize Nominations

NOMINATIONS NEEDED FOR THE 12TH ANNUAL WOMEN’S WAY BOOK PRIZE! Did you read an amazing book this year? Consider nominating it for the 12th Annual WOMEN’S WAY Book Prize! Nominations…

Interview with RBG Director

Interview with RBG Director, Julie Cohen One week from today is the 42nd Annual Celebration where we will be honoring the Oscar-nominated RBG filmmakers, Julie Cohen and Betsy West, with the Lucretia…

Ijeoma Oluo interview

Interview with Ijeoma Oluo 11th Annual WOMEN’S WAY Book Prize winner Ijeoma Oluo joins Wake Up With WURD to talk about her book – So You Want to Talk About…

Annual Book Prize

FY18 Annual Report

WOMEN’S WAY FY18 Annual Report We are thrilled to share our FY18 Annual Report and the many accomplishments that were made possible by the incredible support of the WOMEN’S WAY…

Axes For Action – 9/27/18

Lobo Mau Fundraiser – 10/04/18

11th Annual Book Prize Nominations

Nominations needed for the 11th Annual WOMEN’S WAY Book Prize! Did you read an awesome book this year? Consider nominating it for the 11th Annual WOMEN’S WAY Book Prize! Nominations…

YWI Volunteer Day – 8/29/18

WOMEN’S WAY Financial Coaching Pilot Featured in Philadelphia Citizen

WOMEN’S WAY Financial Coaching Pilot Featured in Philadelphia Citizen June 1, 2018 A recent Philadelphia Citizen article highlighted WOMEN’S WAY’s innovative, recently-launched pilot program, which integrates financial coaching services into…

COMBATING THE IMPOSTOR SYNDROME

Screening of “Under the Same Moon”

41st Annual Celebration

10th Annual Book Prize

MARCH with WOMEN’S WAY

Retreat – 10/14/17

YWI Retreat Connect, Empower, Invest Connect with your goals, fears, passions and peers. Empower yourself to thrive, practice self-care, and play an active role in creating positive change. Invest your…

Newest IRAF Grant Recipient

WOMEN’S WAY GIVES IMMEDIATE RESPONSE ACTION FUND GRANT WOMEN’S WAY is thrilled to give the latest Immediate Response Action Fund grant to Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN). This $10,000 grant award…

Latest IRAF Grant Recipient

WOMEN’S WAY GIVES IMMEDIATE RESPONSE ACTION FUND GRANT WOMEN’S WAY is pleased to give the latest Immediate Response Action Fund grant to Advocates for Homeless & Those in Need (AHTN)…

New IRAF Grant Award!

WOMEN’S WAY GIVES IMMEDIATE RESPONSE ACTION FUND GRANT WOMEN’S WAY is thrilled to give a $10,000 grant award to Therapy Center of Philadelphia to address the recent increase in demand for TCP’s…

3rd IRAF Grant Awarded!

WOMEN’S WAY gives Immediate Response Action Fund Grant WOMEN’S WAY is thrilled to give a $7,500 grant award to Home of the Sparrow to help replace the roof on one of…

YWI Happy Hour – 8/10/17

2nd IRAF Grant Awarded!

WOMEN’S WAY gives Immediate Response Action Fund Grant WOMEN’S WAY is thrilled to give a grant award to A Woman’s Place to install brand new security features across all of their…

2017 Book Prize Nominations

Calling for nominations! We’re looking for nominations for the 10th Annual WOMEN’S WAY Book Prize! Please submit nominations no later than Friday, July 28th by filing out the 2017 Book Prize…

YWI Happy Hour – July 13th

40 in 40 Powerful Voice Awards Videos

WOMEN’S WAY Groundbreakers Groundbreakers found the courage, vision, and energy to launch the federation, secure funding for WOMEN’S WAY and member agencies, and guide participation in workplace giving.   WOMEN’S…

#TakeActionPhilly on June 13

Cocktails For A Cause

A Happy Hour for the Resistance

Meet Diane Cornman-Levy

Diane Cornman-Levy is the new Executive Director of WOMEN’S WAY and a champion for females everywhere. Despite personal struggles and heartbreak, she’s never stopped fighting to change the world. See…

40th Annual Powerful Voice Awards

Marching On: Taking Action to Achieve Equality

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown’s Women’s History Brown Bag Lunch Series took place on March 22nd. Our executive director was one of three panelists who shared our personal thoughts about the…

Our First Grants Of 2017

To support reproductive freedom and the safety of immigrant women and girls, we granted $20,000 each to Women’s Medical Fund and HIAS PA.

Women & Courage Recap

Our favorite moments from our live interview with Kimberly Drew, Angela Dimayuga & Emma Sutton.

Women’s Way Mentioned In PhillyGrid

Part of phillygrid’s ‘March: Comings & Goings’ post, where they account the various developments among Philadelphia communities, Diane Cornman-Levy was mentioned for her new role as Executive Director of WOMEN’s…