Nola4Women is challenging attitudes and changing behaviors.  We celebrate the vital contributions women have made to creating a vibrant city while promoting a future to improve the lives of women and girls in New Orleans – and beyond.

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Our Initiatives

Heroes of New Orleans

Encouraging young people to learn about women who were catalysts for change and providing positive role models.

Builders and Rebuilders

More than 45 exhibits shining a spotlight on the prominent role women play in making the city a better place..

Hear My Voice

Inspiring adolescent girls to use their voices to advocate for change on issues they define as important, in advance of the Global Summit in 2018.

Global Summit

Exploring challenges and solutions, the Summit culminates with an action plan to improve the lives of women and girls.

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Our Stories

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Gifts

In the garden of the Old Ursuline Convent Museum in New Orleans are six stone statues—five women and one man on bended knees. The statues flank—three on each side—a brick path that leads to a gold statue of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus... Continue reading.

Making Music: Hail Mahalia

The Louisiana State Museum and the National Park Service honoured Hero of New Orleans Mahalia Jackson (1911-1972) on her birthday on October 26, in a performance that was part of the Nola4Women Women of New Orleans: Builders and Rebuilders initiative... Continue reading. 

 

Celebrating Allison Miner

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation Archive and Nola4Women are collaborating to present two events, March 24 and 25, honoring the many contributions of the late Allison Miner, who was one of the original founders of New Orleans Jazz Heritage Festival... Continue reading.