Our own Lavinia Plonka, author of Cosmicomedy: and

And a link to our own Jeanne Charters’ (Funny, Isn’t It?):

And other writers you will want to know about!


global fund for women

Junior League of Asheville
An organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, to developing the potential of women and to improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

League of Women Voters Asheville
The League of Women Voters of Asheville/Buncombe County is a vital, non-partisan community organization.

We are women-centered, diversity-positive, and community focused! We are building a collection of the best that Asheville and Western North Carolina have to offer–stores, B & Bs, services for women, links, calendars, newletters and more.

Women Outdoors
Join Women Outdoors to meet other community women who share an appreciation for the outdoors. Their outings are varied and offer activities for all interests.

YWCA Asheville
Helping to empower women and their families and to eliminate racism. Building futures, Child Care, Youth Programs, Women’s Services and Health and Fitness.

Women Empowering Women A discussion/support group facilitated by Yol Swan.


A wonderful overview of Women’s Issues and History.
Sent to us by a high school Women’s Studies teacher whose class benefited from this Resources page and wanted to share this.

PETS:  Review of Pet Foods

Helping those challenged by drug and alcohol addiction in WNC:

Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse

Recovery Resources For Women

Recovery/Rehab Articles

Rachel Baltazar
About us: The Simple Dollar began as a site for people who are fighting debt and bad spending habits, while trying to build a financially secure future. Our goal is to provide a personal finance platform where we can help people make better financial decisions and to build a financially secure future.

The Electrapages Directory of Women’s Organizations

Feminist Theory Website

Jewish Feminist Resources

United States Information Agency: Resources for Women

University of Wisconsin: Selected Women and Gender Resources


Working Groups on Girls’ Rights