About Us

WE relentlessly pursue equity for women in the workforce by effecting policy change, expanding access to educational opportunities, and advocating for fair and inclusive workplaces so that all women, families, and communities thrive.

WE pursue equity for all!

Our Mission

To improve the economic status of women and remove barriers to economic equity.

Our Team

WE draft testimony, rally students, secure grants, persuade legislators, mobilize advocates, share ideas with educators, design systems improvements and programs, brainstorm with business leaders, tweet and post, and passionately believe in a better future for all working women.


Annual Report

Doubling Down on Rising Up, Together By forging relationships with community and business leaders, policymakers, organizations, working people, unions, advocates, donors, and funders, we are bringing people to the table to build a movement that—even in these tumultuous times—is improving the lives of working women and their families every single day. Read our 2018 Annual Report to see how.


Our Board of Directors

Women Employed board members enlist friends, family, and colleagues; chair committees; host meetings; provide fiduciary oversight; strategize; and generously provide support, guidance, and their time, talent, and treasure.

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Meet WE Experts

Need a keynote speaker, source for a news story, or someone to conduct a workshop in your organization? No one is better versed in the issues and policies that impact today’s working women than Women Employed experts.

Media Kit

For media inquiries, please contact Valerie Harris, Marketing and Engagement Coordinator. 312-782-3902, x227 | vharris@womenemployed.org