Ms. Foundation for Women Hosts Third Annual Ms. on Martha’s Vineyard Reception

WHAT:       The Ms. Foundation for Women will host its Third Annual Ms. on Martha’s Vineyard reception on Sunday, August 14.  The summer soiree, held at a private home in Edgartown, will feature cocktails and conversation the Ms. Foundation’s critical investment in programs to improve women’s lives and communities.

Since its founding in 1973, the Ms. Foundation has made more than 1,500 grants totaling more than $65 million. With its focus on economic justice, health, and safety through a race and gender lens, the foundation works to bring attention to the challenges facing women, especially women of color and low-income women.

Speakers will include Susan Dickler, chair of the Ms. Foundation Board of Directors and a Martha’s Vineyard Resident; Bithiah Carter, President of New England Blacks in Philanthropy; and Teresa C. Younger, President and CEO of the Ms. Foundation.

Co-sponsors of the reception are New England Blacks in Philanthropy and TAKE Magazine.

WHERE:      Private residence in Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard

WHEN:         Sunday, August 14th – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

WHO:            Teresa Younger, Ms. Foundation for Women CEO & President

Susan Dickler, Ms. Foundation for Women Board Chair

Bithiah Carter, New England Blacks in Philanthropy President


For more than 40 years, the Ms. Foundation for Women has secured women’s rights and freedoms with a special commitment to building the power of low-income, immigrant and women of color. The foundation invests funds, time, expertise and training in trailblazing organizations nationwide.