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To make a donation online, please CLICK HERE.

To donate by check, make payable to:
Episcopal Diocese of New York
Memo: Global Women’s Fund

And send to:  
Episcopal Diocese of New York
Ms. Gina Brown
1047 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY  10025

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Educating Anglican Women

The Global Women’s Fund of New York seeks to effect positive societal change by educating Anglican women for the transformation of  themselves, their families, their local communities, and the world.

In 2004, the Rt. Rev. Catherine S. Roskam established The Global Women’s Fund of New York in response to a global need to empower women and promote gender equality. Recognizing education to be a key means for raising women’s contributions and influence, the Global Women’s Fund has supported the higher education of 48 Anglican women and provided grants for 16 seminars, lifting Anglican women and girls into leadership for their communities. Recipients have pursued studies in diverse fields and live in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and the Americas.

In 2017, the GWF established two awards specifically to honor the ideas and initiatives of its founders, Bishop Roskam and Kathi Watts Grossman, who served as the Chair of the Global Women’s Fund over the its first decade. The Bishop Catherine S. Roskam Scholarship will be awarded each year to a seminarian or ordained woman pursuing advanced theological education. This year, the scholarship was awarded to Elisa, a priest in the Anglican Church of Mexico, for advanced biblical studies. The Kathi Watts Grossman Award will be granted annually, beginning in 2018, for a seminar of exceptional merit.

 

Global Women’s Fund Board Members

The Rev. Theodora Brooks
Judi Counts – Chair
Margaret Dietsche – Vice Chair
The Rev. Deborah Dresser
Ruth Anne Giannetto – Treasurer
Kimiko Lupfer
Agnès Marcaillou

Lynnaia Main
The Rev. Canon K. Jeanne Person
Dianne Roberts
Johanna Shafer – Secretary
The Rev. Canon Victoria Sirota
J.B. Wyker

“Sometimes the ripples from the life of an educated woman move out far too significantly to measure easily.
The empowerment of one woman can be the pivotal point upon which generations turn.”  

The Rt. Rev. Catherine S. Roskam
Bishop Suffragan (Retired)
Episcopal Diocese of New York

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