Announcement about our leadership transition

From my first day at Jeannette Rankin Fund, I knew I was fortunate to be part of an organization with such passionate supporters working for this important and life-changing cause. We’ve accomplished so much together! Hundreds of women have received scholarships and support, they’ve gone on to secure careers, break the cycle of poverty and…

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Message from the Executive Director

Text Version: Happy New Year! I hope your 2015 is off to a great start like ours is. The final numbers are in: from November 1 – December 31, 2014, donors contributed $106,638.50. Generous new friends and long-time supporters helped exceed our $100,000 Challenge goal. These gifts help low-income women go to school, pursue better…

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Meet the Interns: Aerion

I can recall the moment I read the description for a Communications Outreach Summer Intern at Jeannette Rankin Fund. It was just a few days before I got some really disappointing news about my plans to work at a summer camp. Long story short, my summer plans fell through, leaving me with no summer employment.…

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Meet the Interns: Ellen

Walking into the JRF office feels like walking into someone’s home. Tasteful décor greets you, sprinkled among inviting pieces of furniture, and a refreshing sense of peace. When I first stepped inside this office, it was just a few weeks ago, in early June, and I was nervous. The typical anxieties of a new intern…

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Goal 2025

Lumina Foundation has been working with people and organizations across the country to increase the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees and credentials to 60% by the year 2025. “We must continue to focus on approaches that make higher education more accessible and affordable for all. We also must ensure that all students who come to college…

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