PRESS RELEASES

The Women's Foundation and Community Foundation Silicon Valley Announce Groundbreaking Collaboration to Increase Resources for Women and Girls in Silicon Valley (June 2002) The collaboration marks the first time two community-based foundations have worked together to expand opportunities for women and girls. Together, the foundations will work to encourage successful businesswomen in Silicon Valley to increase their civic participation with and philanthropy for programs and organizations that serve women and girls.

What Silicon Valley Can Do to Tap Women's Leadership. (February 25, 2002) Today, female leaders are emerging from diverse, new sources, including the entrepreneurial and technology world, but much more can be done to tap women’s talent, resources, and networks to address critical community issues, according to a new report issued by Women of Silicon Valley.

Civic Forum will share the results of "Unfinished Business" and spotlight solutions. (July 13, 2001) Come hear the results of "Unfinished Business: Women in the Silicon Valley Economy" and join with civic, business, and philanthropic leaders as we spotlight sollutions for the future.

Women's participation transforming Silicon Valley workplace (April 23, 2001).
"Unfinished Business: Women in the Silicon Valley Economy," the largest-ever survey of Silicon Valley women age 21 to 61 conducted by Collaborative Economics and Field Research for Community Foundation Silicon Valley finds that Women are making unmistakable progress in the Silicon Valley workforce, but they experience unrelenting pressures and still see their potential untapped in the new economy.

IN THE NEWS

San Jose Business Journal, "Changing Role of Women at Work Affects Civic Leadership." (March 22, 2002)

San Jose Mercury News (Opinion), "Help Wanted: Women to Lead the Valley." By Debra Engel and Kim Walesh. (March 11, 2002)

Silicon Valley Business Ink, "Women Unite: Valley Women Work Together to Nurture Next Generation of Leaders." (March 8, 2002)

San Jose Mercury News, "Women Say it is Easier to Succeed in Valley." (April 23, 2001)

MSNBC, "Progress and Pressure for Women in the New Economy." (April 23, 2001)

New York Times, "Compressed Data: Survey on Women's Role in Silicon Valley." (April 23, 2001)

San Jose Business Journal, "Women's Potential Remains Untapped in Silicon Valley." (April 23, 2001)

SF Chronicle, "Balancing Act is Tough for Women." (April 24, 2001)


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