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“I’m gratified to know my giving is creating lasting, systemic change—I’m especially proud to have helped fund the Center’s work in two landmark Supreme Court cases: one establishes that Title IX protects a person who brings a discrimination complaint from retaliation (the Jackson case); the other holds schools accountable for student-to-student sexual harassment (the Davis case). I don’t know who received the greater gift, Coach Jackson, LaShonda Davis or me.”

–Deborah Slaner Larkin, CEO, Women's Sports Foundation

“The Ford Foundation has invested in the Center since its inception and helped the Center grow into the powerhouse for women and their families that it is today. The Foundation is proud to be a part of the Center’s legacy—as well as its future—with the establishment of an endowment fund to ensure that the Center’s mission and work endure and flourish in the years to come.” 

–Susan Berresford, President of the Ford Foundation, 1996 – 2008

“The National Women’s Law Center must continue its work so that girls grow up believing that they can be strong and fast and agile in any pursuit, whether it’s business or politics or wherever their dreams lead them.” 

–Olympic Champion Jackie Joyner Kersee

“The National Women’s Law Center understands the real-life economic consequences of discrimination and works to eliminate it—breaking down barriers that block women’s success in the trades. Their advocacy and outreach fills a great need and produces results.” 

–Geri Harston, Executive Director, ACE Tech Charter High School

“The work that NWLC does to help women get hired and promoted in all scientific fields is absolutely essential. We need advocates like NWLC speaking out for us in Washington, in the states, and in the courts—and doing the hard work that it takes to make progress for women.” 

–Donna Nelson, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Oklahoma