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  • Celebrating the History of New York’s Women in Philanthropy

    Jessie Montgomery, a Van Lier Fellow at Third Street Music Settlement then at the American Composers Orchestra (photo: Ari Mintz for The New York Community Trust)

    During Women’s History Month, we pay tribute to women who have been central figures in the ongoing campaign for equality.

    While it’s important to recall those who have led the charge for voting rights and equal pay, we often overlook the pioneering women whose philanthropy has shaped our city and trailblazed for subsequent generations of