Inspire Atlanta Class of 2024 Graduation

Inspire Atlanta Celebrates Unprecedented Success Another Record-Breaking Year! $577,000 Raised to Empower Girls Impacted by Poverty. The Atlanta Women’s Foundation (AWF) proudly announces the successful culmination of its Inspire Atlanta program for the class of 2024. With a resounding call to action, thirty-one exceptional women embarked on a journey to transform their leadership potential into…

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Molly Shannon Announced as Guest Speaker at AWF’s Numbers Too Big To Ignore Luncheon

The Atlanta Women’s Foundation (AWF) is delighted to announce Comedic Actress Molly Shannon as this year’s guest speaker for its Numbers Too Big To Ignore luncheon on Wednesday, October 30, 2024, at the Georgia World Congress Center. Shannon is primarily known for the eclectic characters she created, such as Mary Katherine Gallagher and Sally O’Malley, during her six seasons on Saturday Night Live, where she starred alongside Will Ferrell, Adam Sandler, Cheri Oteri, Tracy Morgan, and Jimmy Fallon, among many others. The Numbers Too Big To Ignore Luncheon is AWF’s signature fundraising event to support its mission to be a catalyst for change in the lives of women and girls.

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Changing HERstory: All Girls Forward

Join AWF for our Women’s History Month Webinar Changing HERstory: All Girls Forward Date: Wednesday, March 27, at Noon EST To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Atlanta Women’s Foundation presents the “Changing HERstory: All Girls Forward” webinar on Wednesday, March 27, at noon.  Julie Finn, CEO of Working Mother’s Mentor Collective, will moderate the virtual conversation.…

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Leading the Way

Leading the Way – AWF Kicks off 2024 with more milestones to celebrate. It’s the second half of our 25th year of changing the lives of women and girls in Atlanta, and we are celebrating with new board members, a new Inspire Atlanta class, staff additions, a staff promotion, and a very special anniversary – AWF CEO Kari B. Love’s 10th anniversary with AWF!

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2023: AWF Year in Review

As we enter 2024 and hit the midway point of our 25th year as the Atlanta Women’s Foundation, we want to take a moment to reflect on what your support made possible in 2023. The Atlanta Women’s Foundation plays an essential role in helping more women and girls to live safe, healthy, economically self-sufficient, and…

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Brooke Shields: Spotlight on This Year’s Luncheon Speaker

The Atlanta Women’s Foundation (AWF) is thrilled to welcome Brooke Shields — an esteemed actress, model, author, and advocate for women — as the speaker for our 2023 Numbers Too Big to Ignore Luncheon. The renowned Brooke Shields is known for her extensive career in the entertainment and fashion sectors and her passionate advocacy work.…

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The Atlanta Women’s Foundation Invests $1.1 Million in the Community

ATLANTA, Aug. 29, 2023 – Living up to its mission to be a catalyst for change in the lives of women and girls, Atlanta Women’s Foundation (AWF) is providing $1.14 million to 21 nonprofits serving women and girls in Clayton, Cobb, Dekalb, Gwinnett, and Fulton Counties.The funds were distributed at a check presentation event held…

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A Donor’s Guide for Charitable Impact

Nonprofit organizations and donors are the world’s champions in advancing humanitarian and social justice causes. You, our donors, fuel the Atlanta Women’s Foundation, and we are grateful for how you support our mission! As a donor, you know what it feels like to be fueled by a passion for advancing equality, and you want to…

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Inspiring Impact

Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life; it’s about what you inspire others to do. Since the inception of our Inspire Atlanta program in 2018, we have seen more than 180 women through this program. Over the course of the five-month initiative, Inspire Atlanta participants attend several required sessions and have the option to…

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On the Quarter and a Quarter Acre and in AWF history

Dr. Maya Angelou speaks at 1998 Numbers Too Big to Ignore luncheon

Twenty five years ago, in 1998, at just the second Numbers Too Big to Ignore luncheon we were honored to have Dr. Maya Angelou as our keynote speaker.  In her address, Dr. Maya Angelou encouraged women, girls and all people to be the composers of their lives. This 1998 luncheon marked a significant passage for…

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