Video Library

Video Library

Video Library

2021 Grantee Dulari Tahbildar

Dulari Tahbildar, the Director of Childcare Training Program in Rhode Island at SEIU Education and Support Fund (ESF), discusses the impact that a grant from Women's Fund of Rhode Island had on her organization.

100 Men for Gender Equity launch event 2021

Watch our launch party for our 100 Men for Gender Equity fundraiser! Ted Bunch of A Call to Men gives a compelling and deeply moving presentation on the incredible importance of promoting healthy, respectful manhood and being a male ally to those of marginalized genders.

WPI Information Session 2021/2022

The Women's Policy Institute (WPI) is a professional development and mentoring program designed to develop policy, advocacy, and strategic communications skills among women who are interested in influencing the policymaking process. This info session gives more background.

Thank you to our volunteers

It's National Volunteer Month and we want to take the time to thank ALL of our volunteers past and present. This video highlights just a few of the people who make our community great.

2021 Women's History Month with Senator Reed

Senator Reed and Women’s Fund of Rhode Island for a panel discussion to celebrate Women’s History Monthto discuss the long-term positive impact policies WFRI helped to pass have had on RI and what else we need to do to create a more equitable state. Panelist include: Dulari Tahbildar Senator Gayle Goldin Rochelle Lee

Black Women Lead Panel Discussion

The women’s movement must play a key role in addressing racism and gender inequity. Black women leading RI organizations discuss economic, racial & gender justice on how we can use this moment of awakening to drive a meaningful shift towards change. Recorded on February 24, 2021. Moderated by Reza Clifton Speakers: Kimberly Zouzoua, VP of Strategic Partnerships, CWE Ditra Edwards, Sista Fire Lisa Ranglin, RIBBA

Women's Well-Being Index panel discussion

This program discussed the findings of the Rhode Island Women’s Well-Being Index- comparing how women do with men on issues related to Health, Personal Safety, Employment & Earnings, Economic Security, and Political Empowerment in RI. Moderated by Paige Clausius Parks, Rhode Island Kids Count Panelists: Nishi Kumar, RI Housing and Well-Being Index research team member Angela Kemp, Day One Dr. Deborah Pearlman, Brown University

2020 in Review

Let's take a look back at some of our highlights from 2020.

Cocktails and Conversations: Unpacking Privilege

Unpacking Privilege. At times, hearing feedback about privilege, race, and gender can sting. These important conversations can feel like attacks. Let’s unpack some different areas of privilege: White privilege, able-bodied privilege, civic privilege, and cisgender privilege. Held on Oct. 20, 2020 Moderated by: Eileen Kwesiga, Bryant University Panelists Included: Rachael Gavin, CEO, PR(iSM) Resistance Coalition Gwendolyn Howard, Minister Emerita; St. Pauls' Universalist Church Zoe Kupetz, Brown University student

Women Leading Change: Our Voices Matter 2020

Women Leading Change: Our Voices Matter on September 30, 2020 featuring awardees Arlene Violet and Vanessa Volz. Our gender equity champion speaker is Mary-dith Tuitt and the music is by Brooke Annibale.

Lorne Adrain is a Male Ally

Lorne talks about the importance of allyship in his personal and professional life.

NASS Medallion Award

Secretary of State, Nellie Gorbea honors Women's Fund of Rhode Island with the NASS Medallion Award in 2020.

Congressman David Cicilline is a Male Ally

Congressman Cicilline tells us why being a male ally is crucial for people in Rhode Island.

Mayor Elorza is a Male Ally

Mayor Elorza practices allyship in his personal and private life and it shows.

Ray Nuñez is a Male Ally!

Our friend, Ray, tells us about his unique perspective about why he's a male ally.

Simone Joyaux on the founding of Women's Fund of Rhode Island

The mission of the Women's Fund of Rhode Island is to advance equity and social justice for women and girls – in all spheres of personal and community life including economic, cultural, educational, social, and political. Rhode Island Foundation talks with our founder, Simone Joyaux.

Kelly Nevins

Our Executive Director talks about Women’s Fund of Rhode Island.