Women leaders are the most untapped competitive edge for the future global world. The most astute organizations know that women have unique strengths and perspectives necessary to become a driving force in leading change. Empowering Women as Leaders (EWL) was founded in 2004 as a non-profit organization in the spirit of women supporting women to change the world.
To support women in achieving their highest potential through scholarships, mentoring and networking.
Not only does EWL provide scholarships, each STAR recipient also receives mentoring throughout the duration of her college education and during the next two years after graduation. Their mentors are women who have worked to achieve success both personally and professionally.
In all that we do, EWL members:
- Promote mentoring and education.
- Leverage personal success to help other women succeed.
- Uphold the highest standard of ethics.
- Are professional.
EWL Non Traditional college age definition
Delays enrollment of college and does not
enter post secondary education until age 23 or older
Attends college full time.
Is considered financially independent for
purpose of determining eligibility of financial aid.