By 2020, 65 percent of all jobs will require postsecondary education and training beyond high school. However, for many Southwest Florida women, earning a college degree is not within reach.
We Elevate Women and Girls by Investing in Programs that Educate, Boost Security and Entrepreneurship, and Advocate from a Woman’s Perspective.
We can elevate 4th and 5th grade girls, like Maria and Evelyn, to learn to sew, cook, and learn crafts and life skills with caring mentors. This is an example of your donation of just $25 per month working to support matching grants to programs like New Horizon’s Super Girls Club… Read More
After 25 years of making money for others, Carleen became a business owner thanks to a Kiva U.S. Micro-Loan supported by the Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida. She turned a small profit and earned a small income in the first year. Thanks to a successful repayment of her first Kiva Loan… Read More
"The Status of Women in Florida by County: Poverty & Opportunity report," released this month, found that more women in Florida live in poverty today than in 2004. In fact, our state ranks in the bottom third of all states of women living in poverty.
Where can you meet former ambassadors, Nobel Peace Prize winners, and CEOs who care about human trafficking and promoting female entrepreneurship? The 2016 Trust Women Conference. I will soon be heading to London to represent the Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida at this conference that promises to be a rewarding experience all around.
#GivingTuesday is a global movement that unites people and countries by celebrating our capacity to give back to our communities.
Here are three ways you can join this international movement: