Tagged: Women's Foundation Of Arkansas

Women’s Stunted Capital Blocks Better Economy

Women’s Stunted Capital Blocks Better Economy

Business ListBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalCover Story

Arkansas is missing out on tax revenue, jobs, wealth building, new products and services that could improve lives, business diversity and community investment, all because women struggle to access business capital. read more >

A Movement to Save the Future (Commentary)

A Movement to Save the Future (Commentary)

OpinionBanking & Finance

Action must be taken now to ensure long-term economic security for women. That is why organizations such as the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas, Southern Bancorp Community Partners, Southern Bancorp Bank and others are promoting Save10. read more >

Gender Equality Award to Debut at Arkansas Business of the Year

Gender Equality Award to Debut at Arkansas Business of the Year

Banking & FinanceHealth CareTechnology & Telecom

Twelve companies whose executives volunteered to test their own corporate practices against a new “Gender Equity Scorecard” developed by the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas and the Clinton School of Public Service will be recognized at next week’s Arkansas Business of the Year banquet. read more >

Museum of Discovery to Expand Girls in STEM Program

Museum of Discovery to Expand Girls in STEM Program

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

The Museum of Discovery said last week that its Girls in STEM program will serve more girls in 2017 and expand to Jonesboro and Pine Bluff thanks to grants from Walmart, Best Buy and the Women's Foundation of Arkansas. read more >

Lottie Holt Shackelford: Political Pioneer

Lottie Holt Shackelford: Political Pioneer

Women's Hall of Fame

First female and second African-American mayor of Little Rock. … member with leadership positions in a number of organizations including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) … former co-chair and vice chair emeritus of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) ... chair of DNC Women’s Caucus … helped found the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas … member of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame. read more >