National Women's Foundation Events

May 01

Women’s Organizations of Dupont Circle Walking Tour

Take a Walk Through History! Enjoy a spring day following the stories of eight extraordinary women’s organizations founded between 1896 and 1935 and located near Dupont Circle. Enjoy a self-guide...

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May 22

DC Women Journalists

Wednesday, May 22 at 5:00 pm Hear a panel discussion with journalists featured in DC Women!, our 2024 planner. Contributions are welcome to support scholarships for young women attending DC high sc...

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DC Women! 2024 Planner

DC Women! celebrates women in a multitude of fields. It documents giants who have had a profound impact on the District of Columbia and on all of us who live here. The images and brief stories in DC Women! should inspire us all.

DC Women! is a planner, intended as a tool to help us set goals and record our plans and progress over the course of 2024—a critical year when we must all work to preserve, protect, and restore hard won rights.

The digital version of DC Women! includes links to further information on these remarkable women for those who would like to learn more.

Who We Are

The National Women’s Foundation (NWF) is a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan public charity dedicated to the education of the public concerning:  (i) the history of the women’s rights movement, (ii) the achievements and contributions of women in our society, (iii) conflict resolution, (iv) outreach and education of the public, especially women, about economic, civic, and cultural issues, and (v) preservation of the Whittemore House museum, its history and contents.  The Foundation (formerly called the WNDC Educational Foundation) was established in 1991 by the Woman’s National Democratic Club (WNDC).

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