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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Centers to Support the Independence of Specific Populations, Human Services

Mission: PEC helps women to develop the resources and support they need to create unlimited career success!

Results: We have helped nearly 100 individual clients by phone and in person or at our free monthly Job Clubs & Empowerment Circles. We hosted our first annual Women's Empowerment event in October 2011 with nonprofit partners, makingCHANGE with over 100 registered attendees. We continue to create awareness about the specific issues facing women and the interaction between career and finance within in the community.

Target demographics: We serve women who are seeking employment or seeking to advance from one level to the next in their career who may be on the verge of slipping into poverty and are unable to receive assistance elsewhere.

Geographic areas served: Baltimore - Washington Metro Areas

Programs: Job Clubs, Empowerment Circles, one on one individualized career and life coaching, virtual career coaching access, annual Women's Empowerment Conference

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 4

I have a lot of skills but had a hard time marketing myself. Cindy Virtue helped me update my resume and encouraged me to identify the companies I wanted to target to have a more successful job search.

Chun Y.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I attended the Pinnacle's workshop with Cindy Virtue two years ago, and got a lot of help. I find a job within two months. Many Thanks! Catherine

Client Served

Rating: 5

The Pinnacle Empowerment Center is an invaluable resource to women in Howard County. The Center's experienced staff help clients take charge and turn their lives around. Thank you!