This year Empowered Women International is celebrating our 15 year anniversary and excited to introduce a retrospective collection of success stories from previous EWI alumnae. One of EWI’s board members, Howie Feinstein, is the contributing writer for these series. Join
“If I could, I would leave an open space for your story on every page.” -Gloria Steinem. It’s been almost three weeks since I returned from a trip to Morocco and Tunisia with Hands Along the Nile Development Services (HANDS),
Many tragedies have marked the past two weeks. We all continue with day to day life, yet it can seem hollow in the midst of the hurt and confusion. Sometimes it feels that the world is crumbling around us.
Sachie Tani is originally from Japan but has been in the U.S for the past 20 years. Last year she made a big move from Vermont to Virginia. “Wooden Pencil Company” is the name of her business, which involves nature inspired artwork online. Her inspiration has been her mum who is also very crafty.
Ujjayini Brawley, founder of Bon Vegan. #Healthy #Local #Vegan Comfort Food providing catering, personal chef & meals on the go in Washington, DC bonveganeats.com
One year ago, Fouzia Bencheikh found herself with a compelling business plan and a daunting mountain of challenges. Her vision and her questions made her a perfect candidate for Grow My Business. As a first generation American and daughter of
A reflection from Mary Louise Marino November 2015 I vividly remember the day I showed up at EWI’s spring graduation in Alexandria in 2012, having followed EWI’s blog for several months and curious about what they were up to. I
Paulette Mpouma is a business founder and creator of the African Memory Game. Now, she is taking a further step to create a game on African leadership. She is working to help the young generation in Africa come together and
I have always loved to travel. In the past two years, I have been to Central America, several European countries, the Caribbean, Quebec, and Northern Africa. I think one of the reasons I love traveling so much is because I
This summer marked the end of my first year of college in California. As much as I enjoyed it, I was ready to come back for the summer to the DMV area to find an internship that allowed me to