Our Mission

To support women in achieving their highest potential through scholarships, mentoring and networking.

Our Vision

The vision of EWL is that:

Women achieve success despite financial, educational & social obstacles.

Successful women are fulfilled by sharing their wisdom and resources.

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.

The non-traditional student is described by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) as someone who:

  • Delays enrollment (does not enter post secondary education in the same calendar year that she finished high school)
  • Attends part-time for at least part of the academic year
  • Works full-time (35 hours or more per week) while enrolled
  • Is considered financially independent for purposes of determining eligibility for financial aid
  • Has dependents other than a spouse (usually children, but sometimes others)
  • Is a single parent (either not married or married but separated and has dependents)
  • Does not have a high school diploma (completed high school with a GED or other high school completion certificate or did not finish high school)

We need you to help us make a difference in the lives of more women.