Since June 1989, the NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc. a 501 (c) (3) corporation has awarded 146 Fellowships ranging from $1000 to $1500 each to women enrolled in graduate study at New York State Colleges and Universities.
The 6th Annual NYS Women Inc Conference is scheduled for May 29-31, 2015 in Buffalo NY. Learn our accomplishments for this year and goals for next year. You’ll become re-vitalized; when you return to your chapter, plan on accomplishing great things!
This year we are focused on passing the equal pay portion of the Women’s Equality Act which is coming up for a vote as early as the week of April 20! A separate bill –A6075/S1 – was introduced by Assembly member Michele Titus in March.
Earlier this week on the The Daily Show, Jon Stewart cited a new study from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) that predicts women won’t reach pay parity with men until 2058.
Janet joined the NYS Women Buffalo Niagara Chapter late 2014. She is a Financial Advisor Recruiter from AXA Advisors LLC.
Tamara Owen is the President & CEO for the Olmsted Center for Sight, a not-for-profit agency whose mission is to assist individuals who are legally blind or visually impaired to achieve their highest level of independence through programs/services that focus on education, independence and employment.
Danielle Dudkowski from Insty Prints is our March member spotlight.
In 1996, when she and her husband, David opened The Treehouse Toy Store they were searching for a way to be able to stay in Buffalo.