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Be Bold.

Women United is a powerful, passionate network of women who play a critical role in helping families achieve success and self-sufficiency. We work through programs and community partners, striving to support basic needs, school readiness, student success and financial stability.

Be Inspired.

From leadership development to networking and collaborating with other local organizations, Women United is dedicated to developing the most impactful and relevant enrichment opportunities for our members to grow personally and professionally.


Be Engaged.

Women in diverse industries from across our region gather in unique settings and venues to help build meaningful relationships that go beyond business and philanthropy.


Be Connected.

Becoming a member means you also join United Way’s Leadership Circle. You will have the unique opportunity to connect with other business and community leaders through special events and networking opportunities.


Membership Benefits

  • Networking

  • Recognition

  • Social Events

  • Volunteer Opportunities


For more information about Women United, please email Angela.Crow@uwbg.org.

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Judge Lindsay Hughes Thurston
Fayette District Court

Kivvi Figgs
Court Liaison,
Juvenile Treatment Program
Fayette County Public Schools

Judge Melissa Moore Murphy
Fayette District Court

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Women United virtual event on April 19, 2022! The event featured panelists Judge Lindsay Hughes Thurston and Kivvi Figgs. The duo, along with Judge Melissa Moore Murphy, spearheaded the effort to create the Juvenile Treatment Program to help support kids in the Fayette County court system.

Couldn't join us? Catch the replay!
Click here for the event recording, and use passcode 8O8=MCmS to access it.

You can still make a gift to help support the purchase of basic needs items such as soap, deodorant and diapers to be distributed at UWBG WayPoint Centers by texting WomenUnitedBG to 91999 or making an online gift here.

Council Members

Caryl M. Pfeiffer: Chair, Women United Council LG&E and KU Energy

Ligia Bejat: Immediate Past Chair, Women United Council; Lexmark



Mary-Alicha Weldon: Fifth Third Bank of Kentucky, Inc.

Miranda Scully: Fayette County Public Schools

Angela Crow: United Way of the Bluegrass

Julie George: Eastern Kentucky University

Tiffany Daniels: Chiropractic Care of Lexington

Linda Yates: Eastern Kentucky University

Jeanetta Burbridge: Lexmark

During the 2020-2021 campaign season,
Women United made a huge impact!


New Balance shoes provided to elementary and middle school students, including students from the McKinney Vento Homeless Student program


For uniforms at Promise Academy at William Wells Brown and Harrison Elementary


Provided to UWBG's WayPoint Center initiative


Donated to the
Sweet Dreams program


Provided for
Day of Caring kits


For Rise STEM Academy for Girls uniforms


Donated to students in Fayette County Public Schools


Supported through the
Sweet Dreams program


To support 
Power Scholars Academy and the
Summer Ignite Program