A press release: August 20, 2009

ALBANY, NY – Rachel Simmons, best-selling author and national expert on girls and bullying, will present a public lecture and a workshop for educators on Tuesday, October 6. Simmons authored “Odd Girl Out: the Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls,” the New York Times best seller based on interviews with 300 girls across the country on aggression and bullying. She has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Today, Dateline NBC, and NPR and this fall will be featured in a PBS special program.

A press release: May 20, 2009

ALBANY, NY – The Women’s Fund of the Capital Region announced its 2009 grant recipients and Trailblazing Women of 2009 at its Third Annual Trailblazers Luncheon May 20 at Wolferts Roost Country Club.

Organization has distributed $101,000 since 2006

Press release: September 15, 2008

ALBANY, NY – On Wednesday, October 8 The Women’s Fund of the Capital Region will kick off its third annual grant cycle with an informational program at Girls Incorporated of the Greater Capital Region, 962 Albany Street in Schenectady. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the formal program at 9:00 a.m.

A press release: June 3, 2008

The Women’s Fund of the Capital Region announced its 2008 grant recipients and Trailblazing Women of 2008 at its Second Annual Trailblazer Luncheon today, June 3, at The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center.

A press release: November 13, 2007

The Women’s Fund of the Capital Region is pleased to announce an exciting event that will be held at the newest store in Colonie Center – SEPHORA.

  • What: Pre-Opening Benefit for The Women’s Fund of the Capital Region
  • Where: SEPHORA in Colonie Center
  • When: Thursday, November 15; 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Cost: $25; No walk-ins will be admitted. Please register online at www.womensfundcr.org.

One hundred percent of ticket sales from the SEPHORA event will benefit The Women’s Fund of the Capital Region. SEPHORA will also donate 10 percent of the evening’s sales to assist the Fund in fulfilling its mission.