Florida Almost Flunks When it Comes to Working Women

Florida Almost Flunks When it Comes to Working Women

I recently heard one of the most inspiring speeches in my life about the future of women business owners and entrepreneurs in this country. Jennifer Hyman, creator of the multi-million dollar company, Rent the Runway, shared her amazing entrepreneurial story, as well as some personal issues about sexual harassment she endured along the way to building her fashion leasing empire

Southwest Florida Women’s Fund Receives $50,000 Impact Grant to Support Higher Education and Financial Literacy for Florida Women

Southwest Florida Women’s Fund Receives $50,000 Impact Grant to Support Higher Education and Financial Literacy for Florida Women

The Southwest Florida Women’s Foundation has received a $50,000 grant from the Southwest Florida Community Foundation which was leveraged into $200,000 through matches to support the Earn to Learn Florida Program, an initiative of the Southwest Florida Women's Foundation. Earn to Learn Florida helps low to moderate income students pursue higher education with little or no student debt. It’s a simple formula that combines student savings with financial aid, required financial literacy training and success coaching.

Chico’s FAS, Inc. Empowers Local Women Through Educational Partnership with The Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida

Chico’s FAS, Inc. Empowers Local Women Through Educational Partnership with The Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida

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.

Rebecca Richardson and Baird Wealth Management are $5,000 sponsors of 2017 ElevateHer SWFL

Rebecca Richardson and Baird Wealth Management are $5,000 sponsors of 2017 ElevateHer SWFL

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