How to Use Your Extra Time

COVID-19 has changed the way a lot of us live our lives: without bars, concerts, friends, travelling, or large gatherings, how are we spending our extra time? By no means is it necessary to fill your every waking hour with … Continued

5 Tips for Remote Work

As we all know, thing have changed a LOT since this time last year; one of the biggest changes affecting most workers is the widespread use of remote work. While remote work comes naturally for some, for others it presents … Continued

Montana and the 19th Amendment

State of Montana depicted in purple, white, and gold (colors of the National Woman’s Party suffrage flag) – indicating Montana was one of the original 36 states to ratify the 19th Amendment. The U.S. ratified the 19th Amendment to give … Continued

Why Women Matter in Politics

Why do women matter in politics? It goes beyond the question of fair representation (which, of course, is important) and towards the idea that the policies they help to enact improve social infrastructure and society overall. Women and men have … Continued

Summer — Featured PowerHouse Profile

Supporting and connecting with other women has always been something that Jen is passionate about. She started a local Women Entrepreneurs group as means to network, trade ideas & secrets and learn from those that share in the same struggles & triumphs.

The Importance of Wage Negotiation

The Importance of Wage Negotiation and why it matters for women Wage negotiation is difficult, no matter who you are, but it is especially difficult for women. Women face unique challenges when it comes to negotiating: from the perception that … Continued

A Note from WFM

To our wonderful Women’s Foundation of Montana community: We here at WFM recognize the extreme uncertainty that our communities are facing, not just in here in Montana, but all around the world as a result of Covid-19. We are committed … Continued

A Conversation on Diversity and Inclusion…

…with myself. Alternatively titled: What is the difference between Diversity and Inclusion, and why does it matter so much? Diversity and Inclusion. Neither of these concepts are particularly new, so why does it seem like this topic a Really Big … Continued

African American Women of Montana

To kick off February and to celebrate Black History Month, we wanted to highlight some of the awesome African American women of Montana! Read about Mary Fields, a gun-slinging and whiskey-drinking mail carrier; Sarah Bickford, the first African American woman … Continued

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