The Foundation for Gender Equality
Standing Together

The Foundation for Gender Equality salutes all fathers and father-figures on Father's Day. To get into the spirit of the special day that honors dads and the huge role they play in their children's lives, we invite you to take a look at our Man-Up video for some inspiration!

Our thanks to The Joyful Heart Foundation for including our founder, Richard Fitzburgh. in its Defining Manhood Campaign

On November 30, 2017, The Foundation for Gender Equality tackled men's roles in achieving equality with its provocative "Man-Up: Straight Talk from Allies and Advocates" program.

Former Naval Aviator, Lieutenant Paula Coughlin, Special Guest at the Foundation's Man-Up: Straight Talk and Inspiration from Allies and Advocates Event, November 30, NYC, Gives Her Unique Perspective as a Whistle-Blower in the Infamous Tailhook Convention in 1991

Speaking Out About the Tailhook Scandal ended her military career and she has worked tirelessly since then to rectify inequities for women in aviation and in combat. She is a Board Member of Protect Our Defenders, a pre-eminent national organization that honors, supports and gives voice to survivors of military sexual assault and harassment.

Good Day New York's Anchor Lori Stokes covers hosting ManUp: Straight Talk from Allies and Advocates

Gender Equality: The State of Our Union April 25


“How to Be An Activist Every Day"

Special video coverage of the Foundation’s “Gender Equality: The State of Our Union” event on April 25 is now featured on the Forbes website. The Foundation thanks Forbes and Lilly Knoepp, Forbes digital producer, for this terrific video segment.

Gender Equality: The State of Our Union

“Gender Equality: The State of Our Union”-- the inaugural program of The Foundation for Gender Equality -- took place on April 25 in New York City. It was a provocative and compelling event and a resounding success. Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to President Barack Obama and Amy Ziering, award-winning documentary film producer, led the roster of outstanding honorees and advocates who spoke to a capacity audience. The Foundation’s first education awards were presented to Roya Mahoob, who is a global force in empowerment through technology and Educator Nicholas Ferroni, who is a tireless champion of gender equality with students.

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