The Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee, a foundation that raises money and awards grants to support social change initiatives for women and girls, has named a new executive director.

Lisa Attonito will assume the role on Oct. 31. Former Women’s Fund executive director Margaret Henningsen retired earlier this month.

Attonito has worked as a consultant on the Sojourner Family Peace Center capital campaign and as an executive with a nonprofit organization called Junior Achievement Wisconsin. She has a business degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Read the full story here.