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provides a wide array
of workshops and resources aimed at helping women with
wealth to become financially savvy and powerful. It
also coordinates the Women Donors Network.
Presidio Building 1016,
P.O. Box 29423
San Francisco, CA 94129-0423
National Association of Women Business
a dues-based national organization representing the
interests of women entrepreneurs, whether sole proprietors,
partners, or corporate owners with day-to-day management
1100 Wayne Avenue, Suite 830
Silver Spring, MD 20910
has become the leading
source of financial and technical support for pro-choice
and feminist women candidates seeking office as governors,
federal representatives, and senators. Founded in 1985,
the group has grown to more than 45,000 members, raised
millions of dollars for candidates, and helped elect
record numbers of women to office.
805 15th St. NW
Washington, DC 20005
Women's Philanthropy Institute
offers a newsletter,
conferences, workshops, and other services to help educate
women about philanthropy and financial decision making.
1605 Monroe St., Suite 105
Madison, WI 53711-2052
Women's Funding Network
is an association
of over 100 public and private foundations, federations,
and individual donors that provide funds that empower
women and girls.
332 Minnesota St., Suite E-840
St. Paul, MN 55101-1320
Global Fund for Women
is a grantmaking foundation
that organizes several funding circles to support women's
groups outside of the United States which seek to transform
their respective societies.
425 Sherman Ave., Suite 300
Palo Alto, CA 94306
For Love and/or Money: The Impact of
Inherited Wealth on Relationships
by Barbara Blouin (Trio Press, 1995).
This short booklet explores how financial inequality
can affect friendships and intimate relationships.
What Every Woman Should Know About
Her Husband's Money
by Shelby White (Random House, 1995). This
book Cautions against being content to let one's husband
manage a family's financial affairs alone and explains
what women need to know about marital assets, community
and common property, prenuptial agreements, divorce,
alimony, child support, retirement, and wills.
The Money Club: How We Taught Ourselves
the Secret to a Secure Financial Future, and How You
by Marilyn Crockett,
Diane Felenstein, Dale Burg (Simon and Schuster, 1997).
Offers personal stories as well as financial planning
insights from a group of wealthy "Park Avenue women"
who began meeting as an investment club in 1995, but
became so much more to each other.
Reinventing Philanthropy: Realizing
the Potential of Women's Philanthropy
by Sondra Shaw and
Martha Taylor (Jossey-Bass, 1995). Explores opportunities
and obstacles to women's philanthropy in the past, today,
Lady Bountiful Revisited: Women, Philanthropy,
edited by Kathleen McCarthy (Rutgers, 1990). A stereotype-smashing,
international, cross-cultural look at women and their
role in volunteerism and philanthropy.
Women of the Upper Class
by Susan Ostrander
(Temple, 1984). A classic
study that looks into the roles of wife, mother, club
member, and community volunteer among wealthy women
and how they tend to support the existing class structure.
Sisterhood is Global
edited by Robin Morgan
(The Feminist Press, 1997). This book provides a picture
of the life situations of women throughout the world
and what women of diverse backgrounds are doing together
to create change.
The Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's
edited by Mankiller, Mink, Navarro, Smith, and Steinem
(Houghton Miflin, 1998). With an inclusive
approach, four hundred articles describe women's contributions
to U.S. history.
For-Giving: A Feminist Critique of
Genevieve Vaughan (Plain View, 1997). Starting with
the statement that "capitalism and communism are both
patriarchal," this books explores a caring, feminist
alternative to business as usual.
Women Connect Online
is a women's gateway
to resources on the web. It includes extensive links
and information on business and personal financial management:
An Income of Her Own
is an on-line resource
where teenage women can learn about pursuing their dreams
through entrepreneurshi: www.anincomeofherown.com.
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