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