We understand many Southwest Florida residents are emotionally and physically exhausted from the stress of the preparations and the impact of the storm. We have compiled a list of resources for anyone who may be in need of assistance.
Naples Resident, and single mother of five, Marianela has a goal, to become a Physician to deliver care to underserved populations.
According to Marianela,
"Working full time, going to school and taking care of a family of five can cause financial stress. The help from the Matched Savings for Education program takes some of the financial burden off my shoulders, especially during summer when some grants are not available."
The U.S. Congress recently took steps to close the loophole that currently makes it legal for internet businesses like BackPage.com to advertise and sell children for sex. This positive action to amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act was met with immediate opposition by Google and other well-funded tech company lobbyists.Here are 6 myths and facts you should be aware of regarding the tech industry’s obstruction of section 230 legislation.
The investment in educational attainment for women is a key workforce development strategy at the Women's Foundation of Southwest Florida. However, helping women achieve an education can also mean helping the men in their life.
ElevateHer SWFL is proud to announce a year-long partnership with Chico’s FAS, Inc. through its Matched Savings for Education program. As part of this partnership, Chico’s FAS will help provide women the opportunity to continue their college education and pursue their dreams of achieving success in the workplace.
When thinking about leaving a legacy, we often conjure images of people with great wealth or influence as the few who can make an impact. However, nothing could be further from the truth. There are many simple ways an ordinary person can make an extraordinary impact far into the future
Our Founder and Director Brenda Tate had the chance to join the Mastermind with Heather Christie Podcast to talk about life, leadership, business and the importance of collaboration and strategic alliances
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