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December: Lenora Foote-Beavers & Girl Scouts of WNY, 2023 IDEA Award Winner – Buffalo Business First

December: Business People: Sheri Scavone, WNY Women’s Foundation – The Buffalo News

November: Child Care: What are the Issues and How Can We Support Solutions? – Ask A Better Question podcast

November: Virtues of community-based participatory research lauded – UBMD News

November: Traversing the ‘child care desert’ – The Echo (United University Professions)

November: Business People: Angela Blask & Kim VanDerLinden, WNY Women’s Foundation – The Buffalo News

November: Behind the Scenes: 2022 Fall in Fashion Runway Show (Photo Gallery) – The Buffalo News

October: Lancaster resident joins team at WNY Women’s Foundation – Lancaster Bee

October: Tonawanda resident joins WNY Women’s Foundation – Ken-Ton Bee

October: Buffalo Business Report – WBEN Radio

October: Getzville resident named to serve on leadership council – Amherst Bee

September: WNYWF E-newsletter – Save the Date: Fall in Fashion 2022

September: Childcare crisis: what’s being done to improve wages – WKBW-TV, Channel 7

September: Women still exhausted, burnt out by COVID-era workforce challenges – Times Union

September: Business People: Suzanne D’Amico, WNY Women’s Foundation – The Buffalo News

August: WNYWF E-newsletter – Women at the Polls: Download Our 2022 Voter Guide

August: D’Amico named director of development at WNY Women’s Foundation – Amherst Bee

August: Buffalo Business Report – WBEN Radio

August: Building a Better Buffalo: Alice Jacobs strives to be a community change agent – Buffalo Business First

July: WNYWF E-newsletter – Support Women’s Empowerment Through Give 716

July: Cheektowaga family trying to make ends meet – WKBW-TV, Channel 7

July: Town Hall: Child Care – WGRZ-TV, Channel 2

June: WNYWF E-newsletter – mPower’ing Women to Learn, Earn, and Lead

May: Women’s Funds After the Pandemic – Stanford Social Innovation Review

May: Salary transparency laws a small step in fight for pay equity – Times Union

May: Single-parent students honored at JCC – Chautauqua Today

May: WNYWF E-newsletter: Coming Together as a Community

May: Monday Town Hall: Child Care Crisis (Live Interview with WNY Women’s Foundation CEO, Sheri Scavone) – WGRZ-TV, Channel 2

May: Search continues for a sustainable child care funding solution – WGRZ-TV, Channel 2

May: Rally focusing on child care crisis – WKBW-TV, Channel 7

April: WNYWF E-newsletter: Join us for What She’s Made Of 2022

April: State budget funding to improve child care crisis – WKBW-TV, Channel 7

April: Building a Better Buffalo: Rosa Gonzalez says everyone deserves a chance – Buffalo Business First

March: Bigger cities are closing the gender pay gap, can Buffalo? – WKBW-TV, Channel 7

March: WNYWF E-newsletter: Taking the lead in statewide advocacy for child care

March: “Another Voice: Equal Pay Day reminds us of women’s unfair burden,” by WNY Women’s Foundation CEO, Sheri Scavone – The Buffalo News

March: Board Member Spotlight: Meet Natalie Fischer

March: Board Member Spotlight: Meet Catherine Earle

February: WNYWF E-Newsletter: Where are they now? Recent grads share their stories from education to employment

January: WNYWF E-Newsletter: How these local companies went ALL IN on equitable workplaces

January: What women want from Hochul in her first State of the State – NPR/WBFO


December: WNYWF E-Newsletter: It’s not too late to make a difference

December: WNYWF E-Newsletter: How you can stand up for women in WNY

November: ALL IN Employer Partner M&T Bank Achieves POWER Certification – Press Release

November: Bills WR Stefon Diggs’ first turkey giveaway in Buffalo centers on single moms – The Buffalo News

November: WNYWF E-Newsletter: Go ALL IN on gender equity in the workplace!

October: WNYWF E-Newsletter: Join changemakers, innovators, and visionaries at 2021 Leadership Summit

September: WNYWF E-Newsletter: Join the movement

September: Daycares struggle to rebound from pandemic – WKBW Channel 7

September: Highmark Blue Fund awards $2.45 million in grants – The Buffalo News

August: WNY Tonight! with the WNY Women’s Foundation – LCTV

August: In New York, New Hope that Gov. Hochul’s Pledge to Support Families Will Extend to Child Welfare – Imprint News

August: WNYWF E-Newsletter: How you changed thousands of women’s lives in 2020

August: Kathy Hochul Will Be New York’s First Woman Governor – Imprint News

August: The disproportionate pandemic strain on women – The Buffalo News

July: New affordable childcare pilot program launches in Western New York – Spectrum News

July: WNYWF E-Newsletter: Support women this #716Day!

June: Childcare businesses forced to close, still waiting for CARES Act funding – WKBW Channel 7

June: Western New York child care post-pandemic: what parents need to know – WKBW Channel 7

June: WNYWF Newsletter: A small amount each month makes a big difference!

June: Higgins shares details on expanded Child Tax Credit – Niagara Frontier Publications

May: State-appointed task force calls on lawmakers to overhaul child care system – WKBW Channel 7

May: WNYWF Newsletter: Thanks to you, a What She’s Made Of success!

May: Think your workers are coming back to the office? Not if they can’t find childcare. – Buffalo Business First

May: The challenges for women going back to the workforce – WKBW Channel 7

May: Concerns over high demand childcare impacting the workforce – WGRZ Channel 2

April: WNYWF Newsletter: You’re Invited to What She’s Made Of

March: Buffalo Women-Owned Business Feature – AM Buffalo (WKBW)

March: One year of COVID-19: How virus has impacted WNY – WBFO (NPR)

March: WNYWF Newsletter: Spring Women Forward

March: Launch of WNY Women-Owned Business Directory – Buffalo Rising

March: Relief plan is more than just stimulus check for families – WKBW Channel 7

February: Program connects students, community organizations for nonprofit board development – UBNow

February: WNYWF Newsletter: Announcing our 2021 “Pathways to Progress” Speaker Series

February: Pandemic has forced more than two million working moms out of jobs – WKBW Channel 7

January: WNYWF Newsletter: This January, resolve to take action for all women


December: WNYWF Newsletter: Will you step up for women like Julia?

December: WNYWF Newsletter: Will you step up for women like Kara?

December: Women leaving the workforce to care for children at home – WKBW Channel 7

December: WNYWF Newsletter: Shop Local, Support Women

November: Families shifting back to remote & child care dilemma – WKBW Channel 7

November WNYWF Newsletter: Buffalo Women’s Economic Mobility Hub Launches

October: WFN to Presidential Candidates: Speak Now for Women and Girls – Philanthropy Women

October WNYWF NewsletterFall in Fashion 2020: Shop Local, Empower Women

October: COVID-19 Recovery Task Force Advocating for Issues Impacting Women – Spectrum News

September WNYWF Newsletter: Vote for Candidates Who Support Women

September WNYWF Newsletter: Securing Child Care Support for Working Mothers

August: Where to find the survey on Erie County childcare – WKBW Channel 7

August: State lawmakers, advocates urge Cuomo to release remaining CARES childcare funds – WBFO (NPR)

August: As Buffalo schools go remote, the need for affordable childcare increases – WKBW Channel 7

August WNYWF NewsletterWhat She’s Made Of success

August: Female Political Leaders To Share Their Stories on ‘What She’s Made Of’ Panel – Rise Collaborative

August: Buffalo Open for Business Feature – WBLK Radio

August: Native American Community Services launches GIRLBOSS (feature about Impact Grants-funded program) – Buffalo Rising

July WNYWF E-Newsletter #3: The Power of Women’s Voices

July: Child care providers face challenges before they reopen – WKBW Channel 7

July: Gillibrand Pushes for Federal Funding for Child Care Industry – Spectrum News

July WNYWF E-Newsletter #2: You’re Invited to What She’s Made Of!

July: Pandemic forces closure of 39-50% of daycares in Western New York – WKBW Channel 7

July: “This is an explosive situation” Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul on child care and the pandemic – WKBW Channel 7

July WNYWF E-Newsletter #1: What is Advocacy?

June: Buffalo selected for regional women’s economic mobility hub – Clarence Bee

June: Buffalo Selected as Regional Women’s Economic Mobility Hub – Rise Collaborative

June: Buffalo selected to develop women’s economic mobility hub – Buffalo Business First

June WNYWF E-Newsletter: Solidarity, Workforce Support, and Innovation in Isolation

June: WNY Women-owned business directory – WKBW Channel 7

June: Statement of Solidarity and Condemnation of Police Brutality – Women’s Funding Network

May: In Solidarity: WFMN A Statement on the Death of George Floyd – Women’s Foundation of Minnesota

May: From ‘crisis’ to ‘decimation’: What happens when a pandemic hits child care – WBFO (NPR)

May WNYWF E-Newsletter: Supporting Single Mothers During COVID-19

May: Help for women-owned businesses facing unprecedented challenges – WBFO (NPR)

May: New WNY Women-Owned Business Directory celebrates 120-plus listings – Ken-Ton Bee

April WNYWF E-Newsletter #3: Working hard for WNY

April: Daycare scholarships available for children of essential workers – Olean Times Herald

April WNYWF E-Newsletter #2: Taking Care of Yourself While You Conquer Your World

April: WNY Women’s Foundation adds tool to lift women-owned business – Buffalo Business First

April: How Gender Lens Funding Can Improve COVID Response – Philanthropy Women

April WNYWF E-Newsletter #1: Supporting Local Women-Owned Businesses + COVID-19 Child Care

March: COVID-19 pandemic bringing ‘gender inequalities’ to the forefront – WBFO (NPR)

March: Our Response to COVID-19

March: Finding childcare for kids home from school – WKBW Channel 7

March: International Women’s Day March E-Newsletter

March: Foundation awards $8.5M in grants to help improve life for those in need – The Buffalo News

March: Women’s Mentorship Program Relaunched – Buffalo Healthy Living

February: WNYWF E-Newsletter

February: Money available through Erie County to help pay for daycare – WKBW Channel 7

January: New daycare built to help staffers at Niagara Lutheran Health System – WKBW Channel 7

January: State task force looking to Quebec for help solving daycare crisis – WKBW Channel 7

January: Did Governor Cuomo ignore child care in the Executive Budget? – WKBW Channel 7

January: WNYWF E-Newsletter

January: “Pink Tax” ban included in Cuomo’s State of the State address this week – WIVB Channel 4


December: The Rise of Women-Only Spaces – Buffalo Magazine

December: Nonprofit news: 16 nonprofits get poverty grants – Buffalo Business First

November: WNYWF E-Newsletter

October: WNYWF E-Newsletter

August: WNYWF E-Newsletter

July: WNYWF E-Newsletter

June: WNYWF E-Newsletter

June: State Senate Expands Workplace Sexual Harassment Legislation – WIVB-TV

May: WNYWF E-Newsletter

April: Women Use Equal Pay Day to Urge Support for Pay History Bill – Spectrum News

April: WNYWF E-Newsletter

March: Marking International Women’s Day in Western New York – WKBW-TV

March: WNYWF E-Newsletter

January: WNYWF E-Newsletter



Gov. Cuomo talks funding for child care system as stakeholders call for more to be done – WKBW-TV

The Importance of the Women’s Vote – PowHer New York

Several Western New York counties looking at drop in crucial child care funding – WKBW-TV

HIRING 716: Erie County Residents get less in childcare subsidy than other counties – WKBW-TV

WNY Child Care Crisis: “If we don’t get this right, we will fail” – WKBW-TV

7 EWN Special: WNY Child Care Crisis – WKBW-TV Facebook
What’s Up With The Billboard On The Kensington Expressway – The Buffalo News
WNY Women’s Foundation: May 7 – WNY Living

100 Years After Suffrage, Women Still Not Fully Represented – Spectrum News

WNY Women’s Foundation Launched New Initiative – Artvoice

WNY Women’s Foundation Launches New Program – WKBW-TV (ABC Affiliate)

Women’s Foundation Launches New Women’s Equity Initiative – Business First

WNY Women’s Foundation Launches ‘ALL IN’ Community Initiative – Buffalo Rising

Senators Jacobs, Gallivan urge boost in child care subsidy program – WBFO 88.7



Report Reveals Barriers in the Lifespan of Women – WBFO 88.7

Fall in Fashion with a Purpose – WKBW-TV (ABC Affiliate) 

Women’s Groups Say Unequal Pay Still Widespread – WBFO 88.7

Pay Equity – The Buffalo News

Pay Equity Hearing – Spectrum News

Leaders an a Mission to Close Gender Wage Gap in WNY – WIVB-TV (CBS Affiliate)

MOMs: From Education to Employment® Spotlight – WIVB-TV (CBS Affiliate)

WNY Women’s Foundation Presents What She’s Made Of – Buffalo Healthy Living

International Women’s Day – Time Warner Cable News

Letter to the Editor – East Aurora Advertiser

Women’s March in Seneca Falls – Time Warner Cable News

Letter to the Editor – The Buffalo News


Year In Review: Buffalo’s Women of Influence – Buffalo Business First

2016 Women to Watch List – BizWomen

Voter Education Guide – WIVB-TV (CBS Affiliate)

WNY Women’s Foundation Spotlight – WKBW-TV (ABC Affiliate)

Women’s History Month – Time Warner Cable News

Child Care Subsidies – WKBW-TV (ABC Affiliate)


WNY Women’s Foundation Hosts ‘What She’s Made Of’ – WKBW-TV (ABC Affiliate)