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Womens Equity Foundation

  • Maryville, TN
  • http://weftn.wordpress.com/

Mission Statement

The Womens Equity Foundation was established in 2005 to provide positive, energizing programs promoting opportunities for all women and girls through community outreach education and activities. Our goal is systemic and cultural change. National, state, and local research defines equity issues in Tennessee for which the Foundation makes recommendations and supports the implementation of solutions.

Main Programs

  1. Sister-to-Sister Summit
  2. Crystal Award
  3. Women's Issues Forums
  4. Tennessee Women Project

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Service Areas

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Tennessee

Currently Blount County, Tennessee, with long-range plans to expand into adjoining counties in East Tennessee

ruling year

2006

President

Self-reported

Ms. Charlotte Crawford

Keywords

Self-reported

equity, education, Sister-to-Sister Summit, women

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EIN

20-3153003

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Single Organization Support (W11)

Women's Rights (R24)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Sister-to-Sister Summit

An annual an all-day conference, entitled "Sister-to-Sister Summit," designed to give girls in grades 7 through 12 the opportunity to discuss issues that adversely affect their lives and develop a Plan of Action to elicit change in the community

Category

Population(s) Served

Female Youth/Adolescents (14 - 19 years)

Budget

Program 2

Crystal Award

The Crystal Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated an
outstanding commitment to empowering women and girls in Blount County.

Category

Population(s) Served

Females, all ages or age unspecified

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Program 3

Women's Issues Forums

A series of Issues Forums held during Women's History Month each
year.

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Program 4

Tennessee Women Project

The Tennessee Women Project published a book about Tennessee women that was written by Tennessee women. The goal was to sell enough books to donate and distribute a copy to each public Tennessee high school. The goal has been met.

Category

History & Historical Programs

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Female Adults

None

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Tennessee

Currently Blount County, Tennessee, with long-range plans to expand into adjoining counties in East Tennessee

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Operations

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Womens Equity Foundation

Leadership

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President

Ms. Charlotte Crawford

BIO

Charlotte Crawford is an award-winning advocate for promoting educational opportunities for women and girls and furthering the professional advancement of women. In an eclectic educational career, she has taught mathematics for teens and violin lessons for pre-school children, developed standardized science achievement tests, and led workshops for parents and teachers. She spent nine years as an elected school board member in Illinois, six as the first female board president. She has directed statewide programs for girls, coordinated a statewide speaker’s bureau, and coauthored journal articles, and newsletters. Crawford is the co-author or co-editor of a number of books including "Tennessee Women of Vision and Courage" published in 2013.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Charlotte Crawford

No Affiliation

Term: Mar 2005 -

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