Ruth Ann Harnisch, Founder & President

Here’s where I sound off! Whether I’m sharing fresh insights or channeling righteous rage, this is the place I’ll be pouring my heart out to you. Updated fortnightly if not more frequently.

Ruth Ann Harnisch, Founder & President

Here’s where I sound off! Whether I’m sharing fresh insights or channeling righteous rage, this is the place I’ll be pouring my heart out to you. Updated fortnightly if not more frequently.

In 1998, when I founded the Harnisch Foundation, my intention was to be a good steward, leveraging money, skills, and connections to help make life a little better for others.
Ruth Ann Harnisch
In 1998, when I founded the Harnisch Foundation, my intention was to be a good steward, leveraging money, skills, and connections to help make life a little better for others.
Ruth Ann Harnisch
This is how you invest in the leadership development of a younger generation in an innovative way.
We’re headed to Sundance and so are these films that we supported.
An end-of-year message to share our 2016 successes and our plans to pave the way forward in 2017.
We can tell you about it, but these female filmmakers and Awesome Without Borders grantees take you inside the story.
TheHF’s Ruth Ann Harnisch shares her top three ideas that stuck from TEDWomen 2016.
The thing that seemed impossible, unthinkable – well, it happened.
Whether it’s unwanted groping or a brutal attack involving violence and rape, there is no excuse for sexual assault. There is no excuse. Ever.
We cannot, we must not, miss our chance to participate in writing this chapter of American history.
Women Moving Millions Film Circle connects with Ruth Ann Harnisch to discuss her film funding priorities and upcoming projects.
It’s hard to believe that a male-dominated government is still just the way it is. Well, we're going to change that.
So, you didn't meet all of your goals and, generally, you feel like you're not doing all that you could be. So what?
There’s no good excuse for not hiring women writers. It’s way past time for parity to be the law of the land.