NWHM National Coalition Members

Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance
Founded in 1938, the Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance provides women in accounting and finance the leadership, education and networking opportunities needed to achieve their career goals. Over seventy years later, it is still the only organization that solely represents the interest of women in the entire accounting and finance community. The organization's mission is to enable women in all accounting and related fields to achieve their pull personal, professional and economic potential and to contribute to the future development of their profession.

Contact Information:
2365 Harrodsburg Road, Suite A 325
Lexington, KY 40504

Alliance for Women in Media/Alliance for Women in Media Foundation
The Alliance for Women in Media (AWM) is a non-profit, professional organization of women and men who work in the media and allied fields. With nearly 10,000 community members, the Alliance for Women in Media is proud to represent men and women engaged in all aspects of creating high-quality media and related services. The Mission of the Alliance for Women in Media is to harness the promise, passion and power of women in all forms of media to empower career development, engage in thought leadership, and drive positive change for our industry and societal progress.

Contact Information:
2365 Harrodsburg Road A 325
Lexington, KY 40504
859-226-4437 (FAX)

American Association of University Women
The Association… advocates education and equity. Since its founding in 1881, members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day—educational, social, economic, and political… The Association's voice has long influenced legislative debate on critical social issues such as education, sex discrimination, civil rights, reproductive choice, affirmative action, Title IX, welfare reform, vocational education, pay equity, family and medical leave, and health care reform.

Contact Information:
1310 L Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
202-872-1425 (FAX)

American College of Nurse – Midwives
To promote the health and well-being of women and infants within their families and communities through the development and support of the profession of midwifery as practiced by certified nurse-midwives and certified midwives.

Contact Information:
8403 Colesville Road
Suite 1550
Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374
240-485-1818 (FAX)

American Library Association
The American Library Association (ALA) is the voice of America's libraries and the millions of people who depend on them. Its more than 67,000 members are primarily librarians, but also trustees, publishers and others who support the work of the association. The mission of the ALA  is to provide leadership for the development, promotion and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.

Contact Information:
50 E. Huron
Chicago, IL 60611

American Society for Public Administration – Section for Women in Public Administration
With a diverse membership of government and nonprofit administrators, scholars, teachers and students, ASPA is the largest and most prominent professional association in public administration. The Section for Women in Public Administration (SWPA) develops programs and projects, which promote full participation and recognition of women in all levels and areas of public administration.

Contact Information:
1730 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
202-638-4952 (FAX)

Association for Library and Information Science Education
ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) is a non-profit organization that serves as the intellectual home of university faculty in graduate programs in library and information science in North America. Its mission is to promote excellence in research, teaching, and service and to provide an understanding of the values and ethos of library and information science. ALISE serves 500 individual members and more than 60 institutional members, primarily in the United States and Canada.

Contact Information:
2150 N 107th Street, Suite 205
Seattle, WA 98133
206–367-8777 (FAX)

Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.
The Association of Junior Leagues International Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. AJLI is rooted in the belief that a group of women can be a powerful force for change. The Junior Leagues offer women the opportunity to implement change in their communities and to connect with other women with a concern for present and future generations.

Contact Information:
80 Maiden Lane, Suite 305
New York, NY 10038
212-481-7196 (FAX)

Association for Women in Science
In 1971, at the annual FASEB meeting, flyers were posted inviting women scientists to a champagne mixer and meeting to encourage the exchange of ideas and solutions to overcoming job discrimination, lower pay, and professional isolation. Those 27 women who took the initiative to make science a better place for women founded the Association for Women in Science (AWIS), today's premiere leadership organization advocating the interests of women in science and technology. For nearly 40 years, the Association for Women in Science has fought for equity and career advancement for women – from the bench to the board room.

Contact Information:
1321 Duke Street, Suite 210
Alexandria, VA 22314

Association of Women Surgeons
The mission of the Association of Women Surgeons is to inspire, encourage and enable women surgeons to realize their professional and personal goals. Goals: To promote professional growth and development; To enhance and facilitate interaction among women surgeons throughout the world; To foster an environment supportive of personal values and individual diversity; To advance the highest standards of competence and ethical behavior.

Contact Information:
35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 850
Chicago, IL 60601
312-644-8557 (FAX)

Business & Professional Women Foundation
Business and Professional Women Foundation, founded in 1919, promotes equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information… BPW Foundation sponsors Signature Conferences, Events, and Programs that benefit local communities, aid in the personal and professional development of young women.

Contact Information:
1718 M Street NW #148
Washington, DC 20036
870-435-3311 (FAX)

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is a professional honorary society of women educators. The Society promotes professional and personal growth of its members and excellence in education.

Contact Information:
416 W. Twelfth Street
Austin, TX 78701-1817
512-478-3961 (FAX)

Federally Employed Women
Federally Employed Women (FEW) is a private not-for-profit membership organization working as an advocacy group working for the advancement of women in government and for the elimination of sex discrimination in the workplace.

Contact Information:
455 Massachusetts Avenue NW #306
Washington, DC 20001
202-898-1535 (FAX)

General Federation of Women's Clubs
The General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) is one of the world's largest and oldest women's volunteer service organizations. Working locally through thousands of clubs in the United States and globally in more than 20 countries, GFWC members support the arts, preserve natural resources, promote education, encourage healthy lifestyles, stress civic involvement, and work toward world peace and understanding.

Contact Information:
1734 - N Street NW
Washington, DC 20036-2990
202-835-0246 (FAX)

Girls Inc.
Girls Incorporated is a national nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With roots dating to 1864, Girls Inc has provided vital educational programs to millions of American girls, particularly those in high-risk, underserved areas. Today, innovative programs help girls confront subtle societal messages about their value and potential, and prepare them to lead successful, independent, and fulfilling lives.

Contact Information:
120 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
212-509-8708 (FAX)

Girl's Learn International, Inc.
Girls Learn International®, Inc. (GLI) gives American students a voice in the movement for universal girls’ education. GLI pairs American middle and high school-based Chapters with Partner Schools in countries where girls have been traditionally denied access to education. The GLI Program gives students the opportunity to explore issues affecting girls in relation to global human rights, promotes cross-cultural understanding and communication, and trains students to be leaders and advocates for positive change.

Contact Information:
West Coast Office
Girls Learn International
433 South Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

East Coast Office
Girls Learn International
1600 Wilson Blvd. Suite 801
Arlington, VA 22209
703-522-2219 (FAX)

Hadassah - The Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc.
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, is a volunteer women's organization, whose members are motivated and inspired to strengthen their partnership with Israel, ensure Jewish continuity, and realize their potential as a dynamic force in American society. Committed to the centrality of Israel based on the renaissance of the Jewish people in its historic homeland, Hadassah promotes the unity of the Jewish people… In the United States, Hadassah enhances the quality of American and Jewish life through its education and Zionist youth programs, promotes health awareness, and provides personal enrichment and growth for its members.

Contact Information:
50 West 58th Street
New York, NY 10019
212-303-8282 (FAX)

League of Women Voters of the United States
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy… While it is non-partisan, the League is wholeheartedly political - working to influence policy through education and advocacy. It is the original grassroots citizen network, directed by the consensus of its members nationwide.

Contact Information:
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
202-429-0854 (FAX)

MANA – A National Latina Organization
MANA, A National Latina Organization, is a nonprofit, advocacy organization established in 1974. Its mission is to empower Latinas through leadership development, community service, and advocacy. MANA fulfills its mission through programs designed to develop the leadership skills of Latinas, promote community service by Latinas, and provide Latinas with advocacy opportunities. Support for these programs is derived from members, corporations, foundations, and government grants.

Contact Information:
1140 19th Street NW
Suite 550
Washington, DC 20036
202-496-0588 (FAX)

National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity
The National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) is a consortium of state and local agencies, corporations, and national organizations that collaborate to create equitable and diverse classrooms and workplaces where they are no barriers to opportunities.

Contact Information:
91 Newport Pike, Suite 302
Gap, PA 17527
717-407-5166 (FAX)

National Association for Female Executives
The National Association for Female Executive, (NAFE), is the largest women’s professional association and the largest women business owners’ organization in the country, provide resources and services - through education, networking and public advocacy - to empower its members to achieve career success and financial security.

Contact Information:
2 Park Avenue - 10th Floor
New York, NY 10016
212-351-6447 (Headquarters)

National Association of Commissions for Women
1732 1st Avenue #27315
New York, NY 10128
855-703-NACW (Toll Free)
505-222-6613 (FAX)

National Association of Women Business Owners
NAWBO is the only dues-based national organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs in all industries. It currently has over 8,000 members in 80 chapters nationwide and is affiliated with Les Femmes Chefs d’Entreprises Mondiales (World Association of Women Entrepreneurs) in over 40 countries worldwide. NAWBO has been instrumental in leading women entrepreneurs into economic, social, and political spheres of power worldwide.

Contact Information:
601 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
South Building, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20004
202-403-3788 (FAX)

National Association of Women Judges
Since its formation in 1979, NAWJ has inspired and lead the American judiciary in achieving fairness and equality for vulnerable populations. Led by two visionary women – Justice Joan Dempsey Klein and Justice Vaino Spencer – 100 brave and intrepid women judges met and formed an organization dedicated to the following ideals: ensuring equal justice and access to the courts for all including women, youth, the elderly, minorities, the underprivileged, and people with disabilities; providing judicial education on cutting-edge issues of importance; developing judicial leaders; increasing the number of women on the bench in order for the judiciary to more accurately reflect the role of women in a democratic society; and improving the administration of justice to provide gender-fair decisions for both male and female litigants.

Contact Information:
1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1138
Washington, DC 20036
202-393-0125 (FAX)

National Coalition of Girls’ Schools
The National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (NCGS) is a leading advocate for girls’ education with a distinct commitment to the transformative power of all-girls schools. For 20 years, we’ve been collaborating with member schools all over the world, sharing research, information, and support.

Contact Information:
PO Box 5729
Charlottesville, VA 22905
434-205-4486 (FAX)

National Conference of Puerto Rican Women, Inc.
The National Conference of Puerto Rican Women, Inc. (NACOPRW) is a national organization with chapters in various states. We are the only national organization of Puerto Rican women in the United States and Puerto Rico, dedicated to promoting the civic and cultural participation of Puerto Rican and other Latina women in their economic, social and political life in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Contact Information:
1220 L Street NW, Suite 100-177
Washington, DC 20005

National Congress of Black Women, Inc.
The purpose of the National Congress of Black Women shall be to improve the political, educational, social and economic status of African American women and their families, to serve as a nonpartisan voice and instrument for the election and appointment of African American women at all levels of government, and to increase African American women’s participation in the political, economic and social processes.

Contact Information:
1251 - Fourth Street SW
Washington, DC 20024
202-768-7080 (FAX)

National Council of Negro Women
NCNW is a voluntary non-profit membership organization with the mission to advance the opportunities and the quality of life for African American women, their families and communities. NCNW fulfills this mission through research, advocacy, national and community based services and programs in the United States and Africa. With its 38 national affiliate organizations and its more than 200 community based sections, NCNW has an outreach to nearly four million women, all contributing to the peaceful solution of the problems of human welfare and rights.

Contact Information:
National Headquarters
633 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
202-737-0476 (FAX)

National Education Association
NEA has a long, proud history as the nation's leading organization committed to advancing the cause of public education… Founded in 1857 ‘to elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States,’ the NEA has remained constant in its commitment to its original mission as evidenced by the current mission statement: To fulfill the promise of a democratic society, the National Education Association shall promote the cause of quality public education and advance the profession of education; expand the rights and further the interest of educational employees; and advocate human, civil, and economic rights for all.

Contact Information:
1201 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
202-822-7741 (FAX)

National Federation of Black Women Business Owners
The National Federation of Black Women Business Owners supports and assists black businesswomen.

Contact Information:
Mary Walker, PhD
1500 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 34
Washington, DC 20005
202-331-7822 (FAX)

National Federation of Press Women
NFPW is an organization of professional journalists and communicators. For more than 65 years, we have promoted the highest ethical standards in our work while looking toward the future through professional development, exceptional networking opportunities, and protection our First Amendment rights. We work to keep members at the top of their abilities through national seminars and recognition programs, and we support young journalists and communicators in their quest to become professionals.

Contact Information:
P.O Box 3007
Mechanicsville, VA 23116-0026

National Foundation for Women Legislators, Inc.
The mission of the National Foundation for Women Legislators is to provide strategic resources to women leaders for leadership development and effective governance through conferences, effective seminars, issue education materials, professional and personal relationships, and networking at both the state and federal levels. As a non-profit, non-partisan 501c3, the NFWL does not take ideological positions on any current issue, but rather exists to assist women leaders in the process of legislative debate, networking, re-elections, public opinion molding and leadership.

Contact Information:
1727 King Street, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA

National League of American Pen Women
Founded in 1897, the mission of the NLAPW, a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation, is to encourage, recognize, and promote the production of creative work of professional standard in Art, Letters, and Music. Its members are journalists, painters, choreographers, sculptors, illustrators, songwriters, poets–just to mention a few of the creative fields it encompasses.

Contact Information:
Pen Arts Building
1300 Seventeenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036-1973
202-452-8868 (FAX)

National Partnership for Women & Families
The National Partnership for Women & Families is a non-profit, non-partisan advocacy group dedicated to promoting fairness in the workplace, access to quality health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family.

Contact Information
1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 650
Washington, DC 20009
202-986-2539 (FAX)

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through better education. DAR boasts 170,000 members in 3,000 chapters across the United States and internationally. Any woman 18 years of older—regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background—who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible for membership. DAR National Headquarters houses one of the nation’s premier genealogical libraries, the DAR library; one of the foremost collections of pre-industrial American decorative arts, the DAR Museum; and Washington’s largest concert hall, DAR Constitution Hall.

Contact Information:
DAR National Headquarters
1776 D Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5393
202-247-4712 (FAX)

The National Woman's Party, Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument
The National Woman’s Party (NWP) was founded by Alice Paul in 1917. The NWP owns and operates Sewall-Belmont House & Museum. The Sewall-Belmont House and Museum, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, explores the evolving role of women and their contributions to society through the continuing, and often untold, story of women's pursuit for equality.

Contact Information:
144 Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
202-546-3997 (FAX)

National Women's History Project
The National Women's History Project, founded in 1980, is an educational nonprofit organization. Our mission is to recognize and celebrate the diverse and historic accomplishments of women by providing information and
educational materials
and programs.

Contact Information:
P.O. Box 469
Santa Rosa, CA 95402
707-636-2909 (FAX)

Native American Women’s Business Council

Contact Information:
Native American Management Services, Inc.
12110 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 450
Reston, VA 20190
571-323-2101 (FAX)

OWL – The Voice of Women 40+
OWL is a national membership organization that works to improve the status and quality of life of midlife and older women. OWL bridges the gap between women's groups and organizations representing the aging to achieve these goals. OWL members undertake national public education and advocacy campaigns, and work through forums, campaigns, and coalitions to put the issues of economic, political, and social equity for midlife and older women in the public spotlight and on the legislative agenda.

Contact Information:
1627 Eye Street NW Suite 600
Washington, DC 20006
202-332-2949 (FAX)

Quota International
Quota International is a non-profit organization empowering women, children, the deaf, hard-of-hearing, and speech-impaired in local communities around the world. Founded in 1919, Quota International is one of the oldest international service organizations for women. Today, more than 5,600 men, women, and youth in North America, South America, the Caribbean, South Pacific, Southeast Asia, and Europe are changing lives in 269 communities in 12 countries. Quota's motto, "We Share," empowers members to develop friendships, encourage others, and promote international understanding. Quota is known especially for service empowering women and children and to people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, and speech-impaired.

Contact Information:
420 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
202-331-4395 (FAX)

Society of Bakery Women
The mission of the Society of Bakery Women (SBW) is to create a network for women in the baking industry – providing opportunities to gather, share their strategies and supply resources to help advance the position of women in the baking industry.

Contact Information:
1300 I Street, NW, Suite 700 West
Washington, DC 20005
202-898-1164 (FAX)

Society of Women Engineers
The mission of the Society of Women Engineers is to stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity.

For more than six decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. SWE is centered around a passion for our members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties.

Contact Information:
203 N La Salle Street, Suite 1675
Chicago, IL 60601

Soroptimist International of the Americas
Soroptimist, a 501(c)(3) organization, offers programs that improve social and economic conditions for women and girls. Programs include the Women’s Opportunity Awards, which provides cash grants for head-of-household women seeking to improve their lives with the help of additional education and training. Each year, more than $1 million is disbursed through this award-winning program. In recognition of the power of women and their dreams, Soroptimist also sponsors the Live Your Dream campaign. Visit the campaign's online home at: www.liveyourdreamcampaign.org. Visit Soroptimist’s main site at www.soroptimist.org to learn more about the organization and its work on behalf of the world’s women and girls.

Contact Information:
1709 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-893-9000 (FAX)

Susan B. Anthony Museum & House
The Susan B. Anthony Museum & House shares the story of Susan B. Anthony's lifelong struggle to gain voting rights for women and equal rights for all.  We keep her vision and struggle alive by owning and protecting Anthony's National Historic Landmark home; collecting artifacts and research materials directly related to her life and work; and making these resources available to the public through tours, publications, the Internet and interpretive programs.

Contact Information:
17 Madison Street
Rochester, NY  14608
585-235-6212 (FAX)

The Transition Network
THE TRANSITION NETWORK (TTN) is an inclusive community of professional women, 50 and forward, whose changing life situations lead them to seek new connections, resources, and opportunities.

Contact Information:
505 Eighth Avenue
Suite 1212
New York, NY 10018

Women Construction Owners & Executives USA
Women Construction Owners & Executives USA is committed to making a positive difference for women in the construction industry so there will come a time when gender will cease to be a business issue.

Contact Information:
1004 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
202-330-5151 (FAX)

Women in Aerospace
Women in Aerospace (WIA) is dedicated to expanding women's opportunities for leadership and increasing their visibility in the aerospace community. Our membership, women and men, shares an interest in a broad spectrum of aerospace issues, including human space flight, aviation, remote sensing, satellite communications, robotic space exploration, and the policy issues surrounding these fields.

Contact Information:
204 E Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
202-547-6348 (FAX)

Women in Defense
Women in Defense (WID), A National Security Organization, is a professional organization for individuals whose careers are related to the defense of the United States and national security. Women In Defense (WID)… affiliated with NDIA, provides its members with opportunities for professional development and networking, cultivating the advancement of women leaders in government and industry professions. It also provides opportunities for members to meet and interact with distinguished officials from government and industry in open discussions on key issues.

Contact Information:
2111 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22201-3061
703-522-1885 (FAX)

Women in Film & Video
Women in Film & Video (WIFV) of Washington, DC is a 501 (C) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing professional development and achievement for women working in all areas of film, video, multimedia, and related disciplines.

Contact Information:
4000 Albermarle NW, Suite 305
Washington, DC 20016
202-429-WIFV (9438)
202-429-9440 (FAX)

Women in Government Relations

Contact Information:
8400 Westpark Drive, 2nd Floor
McLean, VA 22102
703-995-0528 (FAX)

Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation
The Women In Military Service For America Memorial is a unique, living memorial honoring all military women - past, present & future. Situated on 4.2 acres of land at the ceremonial entrance to Arlington National Cemetery, the Women's Memorial is the nation's first major national memorial honoring women who have served in our nation's armed forces during all eras and in all services.

Contact Information:
The Women's Memorial
200 North Glebe Road
Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22203
703-931-4208 (FAX)

Women Presidents' Organization
The WPO brings together highly motivated, highly successful women in a dynamic, exciting forum where they can share their expertise and experience. Its mission is to improve business conditions for women entrepreneurs and to promote the acceptance and advancement of women entrepreneurs in all industries.

Contact Information:
155 East 55th Street
Suite #303
New York, NY 10022
212-688-4766 (FAX)

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the
nation's leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America's corporations. It also is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States.

Contact Information:
1120 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
202-872-5505 (FAX)

Women's Caucus for Art
The Women’s Caucus for Art was founded in 1972 in connection with the College Art Association (CAA). WCA is a national member organization unique in its multidisciplinary, multicultural membership of artists, art historians, students, educators, and museum professionals. The mission of the Women’s Caucus for Art is to create community through art, education, and social activism. WCA is committed to recognizing the contribution of women in the arts; providing women with leadership opportunities and professional development; expanding networking and exhibition opportunities for women; supporting local, national and global art activism; and advocating for equity in the arts for all.

Contact Information:
P. O. Box 1498
Canal Street Station
New York, NY 10013-1498