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Episode 9, Leigh Rae: Let’s together make the changes we need to make


Advancing Women's Leadership

Your Women's Fund is dedicated to elevating the collective power of local women and girls to take charge, and to lead with purpose. Click to learn more about opportunities for leadership development for young women and adult women.


Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts

Striving to create a climate of economic empowerment.


The Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts fuels progress toward gender equity by funding the most promising solutions, collaborating with results-oriented partners, and by elevating the collective power of local women to take charge, and to lead with purpose.

We envision Western Massachusetts as a national leader for gender equity where people in our communities have the power to prosper economically, live safe and healthy lives, and thrive.


We mobilize the collective resources of our donors to provide support for nonprofits that address the most urgent problems facing western Massachusetts’ women and girls.

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We leverage expertise, relationships, and resources to produce the most promising solutions and inspire cross-sector collaboration.

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We give women and girls the tools, mentors, and confidence to become effective civic leaders and elected officials.

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Don't forget that a portion of tickets sales from WAM Theatre's production of ANN go to the Women's Fund! Do you have your ticket? Listen to an interview with WAMC's Joe Donahue.

The Zonta Club of Quaboag Valley is hosting an event about domestic violence in our communities in Ludlow on October 15th. Follow the link to register.

Lev Ben-Ezra talks about the challenges and success of the Community Action's Youth Initiative project funded by the Women's Fund.

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WFWM Radio: Episode 10, Lev Ben-Ezra

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Lev Ben-Ezra This week on WFWM Radio podcast Hear Our Voices, Lev Ben-Ezra, Director of Youth and Workforce Development at Community Action, talks about the three-year grant they received from…

WFWM Radio: Episode 9, Leigh Rae

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Leigh Rae On this episode of the Hear Our Voices podcast, Olivia McCulloch talks to Leigh Rae, a board member of the Women's Fund. Leigh started as a volunteer for…

Missed the OpEd Project Workshop?

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We know you were planning on attending The OpEd Project workshop Owning Your Expertise last week except that something came up (and a LOT of rain came down.) Don’t despair!…
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Let’s work together to ensure women have both the skills and resources to succeed economically, the power to act on economic decisions, as well as fair and equal access to economic institutions.