Women of Power Network, Inc Overview
Target demographics: To help enrich the lives of women and girls from all socioeconomic backgrounds with a special interest in serving those from low income communities.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: mentor a high school student or volunteer with our women's network
Geographic areas served: Greater New Haven and Fairfield County
Programs: 1. Mentoring for high school girls through our Teen SMART ( Sisters Mastering Academics and Realizing their Talent).
2. Professional Women's Network ( WOPN)~ business capacity building, networking, professional and leadership development, advocate special causes, support group, and fundraising to support our mentorship program.
3. Peer mentoring within the women's network
In addition, their mentors also graduated from college and many went on to pursue Masters and PhDs. Overall 14 students are better off as a result of their participation in our mentorship program.
Our Women's Network has grown to over 50 members in one year. Our diverse members consist of professional women from a host of careers in healthcare, business, education, finance, social work, etc. We are now organized to raised funds to build the first Women & Girls Health and Wellness Clubhouse in Connecticut.