On March 29-30, 2017, the Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida led a delegation of local women to Tallahassee to participate in the Women’s Day at the State Capitol convened by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women.
We are proud to announce that The Zonta Club of Bonita Springs www.zontabonitasprings.com has selected our Founder and Director, Brenda Tate as their 2017 Woman of the Year.
Please consider contacting your State Representative and Senator in support of House Bill 665 and Senate Bill 286: Human Trafficking Education in Schools.
The bills would revise the required health education in public schools to include information regarding the dangers and signs of human trafficking; authorizing a student to opt out of a specified portion of the health education under certain circumstances.
When Adele's school suddenly closed, she almost gave up on her dreams of becoming a nurse. But thanks to our Matched Savings for Education program, she's on her way to making her dream come true!
Rebecca Richardson and Baird Wealth Management an international wealth management, capital markets, asset management and private equity firm, have donated $5,000 to support ElevateHer SWFL, an initiative of the Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida
We’re thrilled to announce that with the support of the Women’s Foundation and the team of Southwest Florida lenders we have helped fund two recent Kiva U.S. loans for two local women.
Read on to see how they are both turning their passion into a business and how you can do the same!
United Way of Collier County a local organization dedicated to mobilizing the caring power of our community to advance the common good, has donated $15,000 to support ElevateHer SWFL, an initiative of the Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida
Florida Community Bank, a Florida focused community bank, has donated $5,000 to support ElevateHer SWFL, an initiative of the Women’s...
Zumedic, Inc. a personalized mobile healthcare organization, based in Southwest Florida, has donated $1,000 to support ElevateHer SWFL, an initiative...
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.
"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.