22 Initiatives Empowering Women Across the U.S.

Ever felt like you’re on the brink of something great, ready to carve out your space in a world that’s ripe for change? You’re in good company. Across the nation, transformative initiatives are lighting sparks, challenging norms, and empowering women to step into their power. Here’s a peek at some standout movements that are inviting you to join the revolution.

1. Girls Who Code

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Breaking down barriers in tech, this initiative offers coding lessons to young girls, paving the way for the next generation of female tech leaders.

2. The Women’s March

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A powerful platform for advocating women’s rights, equality, and justice, mobilizing millions globally for change.

3. National Domestic Workers Alliance

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Champions the rights of domestic workers, advocating for fair labor standards and protections.

4. The Loveland Foundation

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Provides mental health resources for Black women and girls, breaking down barriers to healing and support.

5. End Period Poverty Campaigns

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Organizations like Period.org work tirelessly to end period poverty and stigma through advocacy and distribution of menstrual products.

6. Women for Political Change (WFPC)

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Invests in the leadership and political power of young women and trans & non-binary individuals, fostering a new generation of leaders.

7. She’s the First

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Supports girls’ education globally, ensuring they can be the first in their families to graduate high school.

8. RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)

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Offers support to survivors of sexual assault and works to prevent sexual violence.

9. Time’s Up Healthcare

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Addresses harassment, discrimination, and inequality in healthcare, aiming for safe and equitable workplaces.

10. VoteRunLead

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Trains women to run for office and win, unleashing their political power and leadership potential.

11. Lean In

Encourages women to achieve their ambitions and offers support through community, education, and circles.

12. EMILY’s List

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Supports pro-choice Democratic women candidates, providing resources for them to run for office and win.

13. Black Women’s Blueprint

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Focuses on social justice issues affecting Black women, offering support and advocacy for sexual assault survivors.

14. Equality Now

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Works globally to end violence and discrimination against women and girls, using legal advocacy to change laws and practices.

15. Global Fund for Women

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Invests in grassroots women-led movements worldwide, fighting for justice, equality, and peace.

16. National Women’s Law Center

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Tackles issues of education, employment, healthcare, and reproductive rights, advocating for policies that benefit women and families.

17. Planned Parenthood

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Provides vital reproductive healthcare, education, and advocacy for women’s health rights.

18. Women Employed

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Advocates for improved women’s economic status, focusing on fair workplace practices and access to education.

19. Dress for Success

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Empowers women entering the workforce by providing professional attire, support network, and career development tools.

20. Catalyst

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Accelerates women’s workplace inclusion through research, tools, and corporate engagement to make workplaces more inclusive.

21. Moms Rising

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Tackles issues affecting women and mothers, from maternity leave to healthcare, advocating for policy change.

22. Female Founder Collective

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A network of businesses led by women, supporting women, aiming to empower female entrepreneurs through networking and resources.

Rewriting the Rules

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These initiatives are rewriting the rules and setting the stage for a more inclusive and equitable future. Whether through coding, advocating, or leading, there’s a role for you to play in this transformative journey. Ready to make your mark and join the ranks of women changing the world? What’s your first move?

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