WFWM Radio

Episode 22: Dianne Fuller Doherty


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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Partnerships and Community Engagement

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

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Leadership Development

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

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Nominate an awesome business woman for the 2019 Women of Impact event on December 5th. Applications are due July 5th. Head to @BusinessWest for more information. Lift a woman up!

Great story today on NPR about a podcast from some eighth grade girls talking about the shame and taboos around talking about their periods. The podcast is called Sssh! Periods.

Our LIPPI program is taking the next step! Watch for details in the next few weeks. #LIPPI #womeninpolitics #westernma #westernmass

Take advantage of a rainy Saturday and head to Greenfield Community College for another FREE salary negotiation workshop for women.

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Fri 24

Knock Down The House Screening

May 24 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jun 04

LIPPI & YWI Graduation

June 4 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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May Newsletter

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Stay up-to-date with all that we're doing! The Women's Fund publishes and e-Newsletter every month You can sign up to you receive it to your inbox by going here. If…

LIPPI 2.0 Coming Fall 2019!

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We are excited to announce major innovations to our popular Leadership Institute for Political and Public Impact (LIPPI) course, which was launched nine years ago to inspire and provide training…

YWI Identifies Focus Areas

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This Year's Young Women's Advisory Council Identifies Focus Areas If you work for a nonprofit with programing in Springfield and are focused on one of the topic areas below, we want…
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Get ready to lead

By inspiring and training women to run for office and lead policy change, we are building a grassroots base of leaders that can be mobilized in support of policy change for gender equity.
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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.