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Women's Endowment Fund Stories

The Women's Endowment Fund is helping charitable people and nonprofits change the lives of women and girls all over Summit County. Here are some of their stories:

imageWEF raises nearly 40k through SHEro campaign »

The Women’s Endowment Fund raised nearly $40,000 during its annual “Who Is Your SHEro?” campaign throughout the month of April.

imageWEF 2020 annual dinner preview »

Join the Women’s Endowment Fund for our annual “For Women, Forever” dinner on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Goodyear Hall in Akron. This year’s keynote speaker is Jill Penrose, senior vice president of human resources and corporate communications at The J.M. Smucker Company.

imageFrom the president: WEF celebrates a successful 2019 »

As we celebrate the change in seasons, we also celebrate the many changes as well as successes of our Women’s Endowment Fund.

imageWEF hosts forum on economic empowerment for women »

On Sept. 19, the Women’s Endowment Fund convened a group of nearly 100  community members at the Hilton Garden Inn Akron to discuss Collaborative Solutions for the Economic Empowerment of Women during our biennial forum on women and girls. 

imageQ&A with SHEro Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands »

Local SHEro, Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands of the Summit County Court of Common Pleas, recently sat down with the Women’s Endowment Fund to discuss the future of leadership and female empowerment in our community. Judge Rowlands is one of our fund’s featured SHEroes highlighted through our “Who Is Your SHEro?” campaign which will run through the month of April.