Statera Foundation's Executive Director, Melinda Pfundstein, talks about Statera's programs and their excitement about leading SWAN Day in 2019! (2 minutes)
Executive Director and co-founder of Statera Foundation, Melinda Pfundstein is a director, actor, educator, administrator, advocate for women in the arts, and mother of three young women. She holds an MA in Arts Administration from Southern Utah University, where she also completed her undergraduate work in theatre and dance performance.
Statera Foundation derives its name from the Latin word for balance, and they are focused on increasing opportunities for artists who identify as women.
In addition to hosting two national conferences in their first three years, they have launched a mentorship program for women in theatre, as well as gender equity training programs for theatres and schools.
Help Statera Make SWAN Day 2019 the Best One Yet!
Please help the Statera team reach their Challenge Grant goal. Remember - your gifts will be matched one-to-one by WomenArts up to $25,000. Thank you!!
The official date for SWAN Day 2019 is Saturday, March 30, 2019, but please feel free to celebrate any time during during March or April. The spirit of SWAN events is more important than the exact dates.