Summer — Featured PowerHouse Profile

Supporting and connecting with other women has always been something that Jen is passionate about. She started a local Women Entrepreneurs group as means to network, trade ideas & secrets and learn from those that share in the same struggles & triumphs.

WFM’s 2020 Grant Cycle

The Women’s Foundation of Montana Awards $36,000 in Grants to Benefit Montana Women and Girls Grants support STEM programs, advocacy, leadership programs, entrepreneurship, and wage-negotiation classes for Montana women and girls HELENA, MONT.—The Women’s Foundation of Montana, a program of … Continued

The Importance of Wage Negotiation

The Importance of Wage Negotiation and why it matters for women Wage negotiation is difficult, no matter who you are, but it is especially difficult for women. Women face unique challenges when it comes to negotiating: from the perception that … Continued

The History of Hand Sanitizer

In these uncertain times, we could all use a bit of a pick-me-up. Here’s a fun (and unexpected!) history of hand sanitzer. Hand sanitizer has been in the news a LOT in these last few weeks—because COVID-19 travels through human … Continued

A Note from WFM

To our wonderful Women’s Foundation of Montana community: We here at WFM recognize the extreme uncertainty that our communities are facing, not just in here in Montana, but all around the world as a result of Covid-19. We are committed … Continued

A Conversation on Diversity and Inclusion…

…with myself. Alternatively titled: What is the difference between Diversity and Inclusion, and why does it matter so much? Diversity and Inclusion. Neither of these concepts are particularly new, so why does it seem like this topic a Really Big … Continued

A Montana Paid Leave Success Story

We at the Women’s Foundation of Montana believe that paid leave for employees is hugely important in cultivating a thriving workplace community, and ultimately society. Taking pressures away from folks who have new children, who have sick parents, or who … Continued

African American Women of Montana

To kick off February and to celebrate Black History Month, we wanted to highlight some of the awesome African American women of Montana! Read about Mary Fields, a gun-slinging and whiskey-drinking mail carrier; Sarah Bickford, the first African American woman … Continued

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