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Piper Perabo Talks Feminism, Intersectionality and Local Elections

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Piper Perabo Talks Feminism, Intersectionality and Local Elections

Piper Perabo was always a feminist, she says, but it was only within the last few years that her feminism became active and intersectional.  As a white woman with a suburban childhood, a college education, and a massive platform as an actress (Coyote Ugly, Lost and Delirious, Cheaper by the Dozen), Perabo admits to possessing […]

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Video: The Wealth Gap Holding Back Central Ohio Women

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Video: The Wealth Gap Holding Back Central Ohio Women

We’ve heard the statistic: white women earn 77 cents for every dollar a man makes; black women just 62.5 cents; and Hispanic women just 54.4 cents. But the gender gap goes far beyond wage, according to a new study from the Women’s Fund of Central Ohio. Women aren’t just earning less than their male counterparts, […]

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Game for Good Fundraiser with The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio

  Game for Good Fundraiser with The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio

Kingmakers is a female-owned business so naturally, we’re excited to have The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio in-house for a Game for Good event! The Women’s Fund promotes social change and growing women’s philanthropy and educates central Ohio around issues that affect women and girls. Contributing to the cause is mind-blowingly easy & fun! Play […]

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Spark Reports Coffee & Conversation

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Spark Reports Coffee & Conversation

We spark change through original data and research. As a leader in research focused on women and girls, The Women’s Fund created a series of short research briefings called Spark Reports. These reports tell the stories of the issues impacting women and girls and bring data to life to spark conversation, inform our work, and […]

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Writer & Cultural Critic Roxane Gay on Feminism, Intersectionality, Privilege

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Writer & Cultural Critic Roxane Gay on Feminism, Intersectionality, Privilege

The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio threw their annual Keyholder event on Wednesday, May 16, featuring several local speakers as well as author and essayist Roxane Gay (Hunger, Bad Feminist) and actor/producer/writer Geena Davis (A League of Their Own, Thelma & Louise). Gay and Davis engaged in a candid conversation, covering everything from the first […]

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Women in Business: Addressing Pay Equity

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Women in Business: Addressing Pay Equity

For every dollar a man earns, women earn only 78 cents on average. For African-American and Hispanic women, the gap is even wider. This event examines how we can achieve equal pay for equal work, and provides resources to help women succeed. You’ll also get a free professional headshot. Need to look the part? We’ve […]

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As Political Landscape Intensifies, So Does the Women’s Fund

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega As Political Landscape Intensifies, So Does the Women’s Fund

It’s no secret that the nation is severely politically polarized. Wearing a particular red hat can get the word “racist,” “misogynist,” and any other -ist word thrown at you. You can witness a fight over any post, tweet or comment, watch hundreds go up in arms over the style of shoe First Lady Melania Trump […]

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