Media Inquiries

For press and media inquiries please contact

Sarah Bodley
Director
info@ewint.org
571-312-4781

We are delighted to work with reporters in print, radio, television, and new media. We have compelling women’s success stories and rich material for pieces on entrepreneurship, immigrant culture, overcoming adversity, and strengthening communities.

EWI In the news

March 22, 2016 News Generation Maryland Nonprofit Spotlight: Empowered Women International Kelly Beecher speaks about the work and vision of Empowered Women International.

2015

December 1, 2015 Entravision Buenos Dias DC EWI’s Florence Navarro discusses #GivingTuesday with host Silvana Quiroz on the Spanish-language DC-area morning program.

November 15, 2015 Bethesda Magazine EWI features in 2015: The Guide to Giving.

October 29, 2015 Washington Post U-Md. grad wants to help the needy — by giving them Twitter accounts. “Social Rise offers instructional presentations and one-on-one coaching to any nonprofit organization with which Shah can connect. One that took him up on his offer is Empowered Women International, which teaches low-income and immigrant women to start their own businesses.”

October 8, 2015 Comcast Creative Elena Russo speaks with Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, Executive Director, from The Justitia Institute (video). EWI alumni business Second Rising is featured in a discussion of human trafficking and what the public can do to help on this issue.

October 4, 2015 New Americans Expo EWI was honored to win the first ever Communities Inclusion Award. The Community Inclusion Award is a recognition of nonprofits that are making a positive impact on their communities and neighborhoods, inspire others to foster diversity and promote integration. The award was presented by Ike Leggett, Montgomery County Executive, at the inauguration ceremonies of the New Americans Expo on October 4, 2015.

August 25, 2015 Comcast Channel 28 Virginia Report with Delegate Ken Plum. Florence Navarro and Khrissee Ware discuss Empowered Women International’s unique work and impact. Tune in to Reston Comcast Channel 28 on Tuesday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m. and repeated on Wednesday, August 26 at 10:30 p.m.

July 1, 2015 Huffington Post: Unretouched Portraits Illustrate 19 Bare, Bold And Beautiful Women
EWI alumni Alyscia Cunninghan’s stunning photos features in The Huffington Post.

2014

December 1, 2014 Voice of America 2014 World AIDS Day EWI Entrepreneur Pauline Muchina is featured in an interview for World AIDS Day. Pauline Muchina, founder of Future African Leaders Project contributed a powerful message to the discussing youth and their challenges in the midst of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

November 18, 2014 PBS Empowered Women International Artisan Entrepreneurs featured on PBS.

October 23, 2014 Kickstarter Foreign Puzzle – a film about love, dance and breast cancer EWI entrepreneur Chithra Jerayam raises $33,000 through her Kickstarter campaign to complete film production of her film.

October 15, 2014 Voice of America Is Africa a jungle full of elephants and lions?

October 9, 2014 Gazette.net Laurel resident shares Africa trivia through game EWI entrepreneur Paulette Mpouma featured in Maryland Community News Online.

July 7, 2014 FestivalDC.com If you can empower women, you can change the world EWI’s Graduation and Business Showcase event is featured on FestivalDC.com.

2013

July 15, 2013 The Huffington Post Empowered Women International Transforms Immigrant, Low-Income Women Into Entrepreneurs.

July 8, 2013 Christian Science Monitor Marga Fripp empowers women immigrants in the US EWI founder Marga Fripp is featured in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Christian Science Monitor.

July 8, 2013 The Huffington Post Empowering Immigrant and refugee Women to Pursue Dreams of Entrepreneurship.

July 3, 2013 Communicate Good Talking GOOD with Marga Fripp Communicate Good’s Talking Good series, highlighting individuals making a difference, interviews Marga Fripp.

May 17, 2013 Alumni Spotlight Montgomery College News features Marga Fripp.

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