Community Engagement

Thank you AAUW! 

We send a huge THANK YOU to AAUW — Tacoma Branch for choosing Ladies First as its 2014-2015 Mission Project. We also want to say THANK YOU to Ladies First members Aayana & Edoukou for participating in Saturday’s funder presentation.  What are AAUW mission-based programs? Mission-based programs are projects that motivate, inform, teach, demonstrate to,… Continue reading Thank you AAUW! 

Community Engagement

Social Media Girl

   Ladies First facilitated a community conversation on social networking, digital communication and technology. Our members shared their social media/texting experiences with parents and students at Tacoma Public Schools’ Family & Community Learning Academy. Our conversation encouraged families to identify safe and appropriate ways for girls to connect with peers and engage in academic opportunities. … Continue reading Social Media Girl

Community Engagement

Women & Girls Ride 2016🚲🚲

Read here for a blog post recap of our ride written by Cascade Bicycling Club.    In partnership with VeloFemmes (http://velofemmes.wix.com/velofemmes) and with donations from Bikes for Kids and the Puyallup Watershed Initiative, Ladies First is proud to announce {WOMEN & GIRLS RIDE 2016}. This biking event is open to Ladies First members, VeloFemmes members… Continue reading Women & Girls Ride 2016🚲🚲

Community Engagement

Power of the Purse Luncheon 

“When women are supported and given the tools they need to succeed, they not only improve the well being of their families, but of their entire community.” -Fund for Women and Girls        ✨Cheers to our community for consistently stepping up to champion equity for women & girls and for ensuring broader economic gains for all.… Continue reading Power of the Purse Luncheon 

Community Engagement

Happy International Women’s Day! 

We are powerful, smart, strong, & fearless!    Let us celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. Yet let’s also be aware progress has slowed in many places across the world, so urgent action is needed to accelerate gender parity. http://www.internationalwomensday.com/ What are you going to make?  Can you name any women… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day! 

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Ladies First Founder Featured on Elect Her Panel

•Elect Her 2016• Campus Women Win Saturday, March 5th we spoke to a room filled with college women and encouraged each one of them to run for office. Women are great leaders. Lead on!  •Pierce County Auditor, Julie L Anderson •University Place School Board Director, T’wina Fields Franklin •Mayor of Tacoma, Marilyn Strickland •Fircrest Council… Continue reading Ladies First Founder Featured on Elect Her Panel