National Women's Foundation Events

Apr 05

DC Women Sing!

Friday, April 5 at 7:00 pm Come join us for a night of incredible music at The Whittemore House! Get ready to be blown away by the talent of female vocalists from the DC area singing in the tradition of Roberta Flack, Chita Rivera, and Sweet Honey in the Rock. This in-person event promises to be a night to remember, filled with powerful perform...

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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-guided walk or join NWF for a guided tour on Wednesday, May 1 at 12:00 pm, followed by lunch. Register here for the tour and lunch....

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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 schools in honor of Ethel Payne, known as the “First Lady of the Black Press.” Register here. Donations are appreciated!...

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Jun 11

An Evening with Eric Himy

Come join us for a magical evening with the talented pianist Eric Himy at The Whittemore House. This event promises to be a night to remember filled with beautiful music and wonderful company. Proceeds support the preservation of the Whittemore House and will be matched 1:1 by a Save America's Treasures grant....

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Jul 10

1940’s: A Circle of DC Women

Lunch: 12-1 pm $30 (Members) $35 (Non-members) Program: 1-2 pm $ 10 Please email [email protected] to make a reservation(s) if you prefer to pay at the event...

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Feb 29

Tempestuous Elements

  8:00 PM, Thursday, February 29. Join us at a performance of Tempestuous Elements, a play about the brilliant DC educator Anna Julia Cooper. Held at the Arena Stage, 1101 6th St SW, Washington, DC 20024. Tickets are limited! Click here to sign up!...

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Dec 13

The Voice of Gen Z: Leading the Way for 8 Million New Voters

Join us for an exciting online event that aims to help reach and engage millions of potential new voters! Taking place on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at 6:00 PM (EST), this event is a unique opportunity to learn, connect, and make a difference. 8 Million New Voters? Meet Gen Z-ers working to reach and register high school students who will...

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Nov 14

DC Women Reception to Launch 2024 Planner!

Get ready for an epic gathering celebrating the amazing women of DC Women! and their contributions to Home Rule! Featuring women who made history, broke barriers and continue to inspire the Washington DC community....

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Apr 27

Honoring the Work & Wisdom of Dr. Dorothy Height

WNDC Educational Foundation hosted a panel with Former Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman, Dr. Thelma Daley, and  Anna Eleanor Fierst reflected on civil rights activist and historical icon Dr. Dorothy Height. The conversation included excerpts from a speech by Dr. Height—sponsored by the Foundation on April 27, 2004—that still resonate toda...

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