She recognized “members are drawn
closer together through the work involved and many lasting friendships are the result.”
Women friends have played important roles in history. The IWPA founding members took up the cause of women’s suffrage and many other good causes born out of those friendships. From women’s shelters to women’s business associations, women friends have joined together to make a difference in our country.
Glance at the cover of almost any magazine today and you'll likely find an article acknowledging the importance of women friends. Read the headlines: “Real Women Tell What Keeps Them Close,” “How 5 Women Lost 676 lbs and what you can gain from their stories” and “10 Steps for Having Friends for Life.” Broadcast news and television programs are no different. Click the remote on any given day and there is a bevy of programs where women join forces to make a difference in their community…close friends reunite after years of separation… women get life changing makeovers on Hoda and Kathi Lee … programs such as The Talk and The View offer support, encouragement and tell stories that reflect the lives and interests of women around the world.
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