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The award-winning San Francisco Gender Equality Principles Initiative is a groundbreaking program that helps organizations achieve greater gender equality through implementation of the seven Gender Equality Principles.


This website provides organizations with many valuable resources, including:

  • A confidential assessment to track their progress toward a more equitable workplace
  • Bay Area model practices from the Gender Equality Challenge
  • Summaries and updates from our roundtables and events
  • An extensive database of relevant resources and innovative new research
  • And so much more!

Learn more about the Gender Equality Principles and take your first step toward optimizing your gender advantage.

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How equitable is your organization? Learn more by taking our self-assessment.

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White House Summit on Working Families
Register today for the regional Summit on Working Families taking place in San Francisco on Tuesday, May 27. More.

Department Co-Sponsors Workforce Training for CA Women Veterans
This July, Swords to Plowshares and the Department will co-sponsor the SF Women Veterans NetWork, a workforce training day for women veterans in the Bay Area. More.

Gender Equality Council Member Advocates at UNHRC Session, Geneva

Legislative Director Elizabeth Laferriere was in Geneva in March to advocate for U.S. compliance with civil and economic protections for women under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). More.

More updates available on the News Page.

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The founding partners wish to thank Symantec Corporation for its continuing support.