NHWF Statement on Rep Fisher

  New Hampshire Women’s Foundation calls on Representative Robert Fisher to Resign  Like other Granite Staters, we are deeply offended by Representative Robert Fisher’s alleged online activity and comments about women and rape. As an elected official, he not only represents his district, but our entire state. We join Republican and Democratic leadership, business and […]

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April Gender Matters

April’s edition of our Gender Matters series: April Gender Matters


Jules Pieri, successful entrepreneur, is coming to the New Hampshire Institiute of Politics!

On Tuesday, April 29th from 7:30-9:00am, Jules Pieri will be speaking at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics. This event is open to the public, so take advantage of this and make it an ’empowering outing’ for you and your friends! Tickets are $25 each.

Congratulations, Mary Jo Brown!

We want to congratulate our Chair, Mary Jo Brown for being selected as a 2014 Influencer in the Business NH Influencer Index! She does terrific work for gender equity in New Hampshire and we are all appreciative of her efforts! She is more than deserving of this recognition. Pick up the current issues of Business […]

The State or Quality of Being Equal

  In my role as Assistant Director at Leadership New Hampshire, I am so fortunate to witness passionate people at work each and every year.  Although inspiring, it can cause even the most successful person to question whether they are truly fulfilling their mission in this life. When I was offered a wonderful opportunity last […]

Notes from the GRID Fellowship: Meeting Inspirational Women and Emerging Themes in the Gender Equity Conversation

This spring, NHWI board member and GAP co-chair, Jennifer Alford Teaster had the incredible opportunity to participate as a Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth (GRID) fellow.  Her experiences with GRID importantly developed her own thinking and a larger dialogue about gender equity issues while also allowing her the opportunity to meet internationally recognized leaders like […]

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NHWI GAP Co-chair Jennifer Alford-Teaster accepted to Dartmouth’s GRID Fellowship

New Hampshire Women’s Initiative (NHWI) board member and Gender Ambassadors Panel (GAP) Co-chair, Jennifer Alford-Teaster has been accepted in the inaugural class of the Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth (GRID) Fellowship program. This spring’s lecture series: “Seeds of Change: Gender, Scholarship, and Social Justice” will bring to the Dartmouth campus some of the most well-known […]

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NHWI NH Union Leader New Coalition Nancy West

NHWI “New coalition of NH women working toward new ground” | NH Union Leader

New coalition of NH women working toward new ground January 20. 2013 10:13PM By NANCY WEST New Hampshire Sunday News It’s a new day for three organizations that have long promoted gender equality in New Hampshire, and they are stronger than ever since merging a year ago to form the New Hampshire Women’s Initiative, according […]

NHWI holds its first Strategic Planning Retreat

The New Hampshire Women’s Initiative: Members of the New Hampshire Women’s Initiative’s Board, Founding Mothers, and Gender Ambassador’s Panel (GAP) attended NHWI’s first strategic planning retreat on June 27, 2012.   Stay tuned for exciting organization updates!  

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