"Stand Up For Women" is the title of an event being held at the Seaport Inn on Feb. 10 to raise money to continue the important work of the Women's Fund of Southeastern Mass.

It is a comedy night featuring some top regional and national female comedians. Executive Director Valerie Bassett is joining WBSM's Jim Phillips on Townsquare Sunday to discuss the event, and the efforts being made by the Women's Fund to empower women and carry out the organizations' Economic Blueprint for Women. Its main goal, according to its website, is to increase the number of women in Southeastern Mass. who earn a living wage.

Townsquare Sunday with Jim Phillips can be heard each Sunday at 6 a.m. on WBSM 1420 and WBSM.com. Townsquare Sunday is a weekly public affairs program highlighting non-profits and community organizations in the Greater New Bedford area. If you have a public event, festival, or neighborhood activity you want to publicize, submit your information here.