We here at EWI truly believe that “it takes a village” to make a true impact. Each year we work with hundreds of volunteers and interns to help make sure that we can support the many women who come to
Empowered Women International celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month (IHM) with stories of some of the incredible women we work with. This annual month of celebration provides people across the United States an opportunity to explore their own heritage, and celebrate
Program Outreach & Association Fellow Anne Lisberth is a Mentor and Activist for Women’s Economic Empowerment at EmpowerWomen/UN WOMEN, Anne Lisberth focuses on initiating and facilitating leadership training programs. She is an expert in activism and monitoring for young, vulnerable
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.
Meet Sarah Bodley, EWI’s new Operations Manager At the beginning of January, Empowered Women International welcomed our newest team member, Sarah Bodley, as our new Operations Manager. We are thrilled to have her on board to share her passion, vision,
Why Grow My Business Matters Laura is a seasoned entrepreneur and passionate trainer with EWI. As she prepares for the next class of Grow My Business, she shared some reflections on the important role of the program for emerging entrepreneurs.
Sae Kobayashi joined EWI as a part-time internship through our partnership with the Washington Center this past fall. She recently returned to her home in Japan and shared the following reflection upon her return to university. Since I was raised in different countries, I have always
Chelsea Yarbro is the Marketing and Communications Intern at Empowered Women International for this winter season. I was fortunate enough to attend Studio Pause’s second studio’s Grand Opening several weekends ago. I was so encouraged to meet Sushmita, hear more
“A thousand-mile journey begins with the first step” by: Sheila Mulli, IREX Community Solutions Fellow Sheila Mulli joined EWI as a full-time fellow through our partnership with the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) this past fall. She recently returned
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