solo-preneurs, small business owners, and even those considering self-employment. GWEN’s mandate is to educate, inspire and connect through event-based professional, personal development and networking opportunities.
Behind the Woman produces narratives that illustrate how women, in various sectors of our community, choose to pursue their dreams despite the challenges, the fears, and the risks. The mission is to share personal stories from diverse women leaders to empower other women to pursue their goals & dreams.
The American Association of University Women has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881. Through its many programs, AAUW is working to close the pay gap, shape the next generation of women leaders and advocate for policies that advance equity for women and girls.
The mission of Leadership Greater Syracuse is to inspire current and future leaders to make a difference in the community where they live and work. Leadership Greater Syracuse offers three programs: the LGS flagship program, the CNY Political Leadership Institute and Nourishing Tomorrow’s Leaders.
WISE Women’s Business Center empowers women entrepreneurs by providing access to financial,
human, social and intellectual capital essential for achieving economic success. WISE is an initiative to train and inspire women interested in launching or growing a business venture with the goal to create a thriving community of women entrepreneurs.
AFWA promotes the professional growth of women in all facets of accounting and finance. Members increase their career potential by connecting with colleagues, receiving education and mentorship to advance their careers, and developing leadership skills.
In recognizing the unique challenges women attorneys face, Barclay Damon has created a specific initiative dedicated to their empowerment and success in the workplace. Barclay Damon's Women's Forum provides a platform for women to encourage, mentor, and champion each other in areas such as leadership development, client development, professional development, and marketing.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is an independent agency of the federal government that helps Americans start, build, and grow businesses. The SBA provides an array of financing for small businesses, as well as free counseling and low-cost training to new entrepreneurs and established small businesses in over 1,800 locations.
CenterState CEO is an independent and forward-thinking economic development strategist, business leadership organization and chamber of commerce; dedicated to the success of its members and the prosperity of the region.
Membership provides access to business development assistance and connections to nearly 2,000 member businesses of all sizes across Central and Northern New York.
The New York Family Business Center helps owners, managers, shareholders, family members, and key employees ignite the passion that created their unique family businesses. By partnering with local and nationally known community leaders, organizations, colleges and universities, we provide tools, access, research, and academic opportunities needed by family business owners to foster their success and further their prosperity.
The Women's Fund of Central New York seeks to improve the lives of women and girls, serve as a voice and advocate for women and girls, educate women about philanthropy, and engage women in creating change through collective and targeted giving.
The mission of Refugee and Immigrant Self- Empowerment (RISE) is to advocate and promote self-sufficiency through employment, education, social support and economic independence for members of the refugee and immigrant communities in Onondaga County, NY.
Crouse Hospital was founded in 1887 - by women, for women and their children. With cardiac care, post-partum depression support, OB/maternity services, GYN oncology and more, Crouse keeps the spirit of women in their mission.
Since its founding in 1920, the JLS has been creating significant change in the Central New York community. The organization has become a recognized leader for developing and supporting projects that provide meaningful program for women, children and families.
Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. Members volunteer their time, talents and support to local and international service projects focusing on achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls.
The Syracuse University Office of Community Engagement Programs is a tight knit community dedicated to doing good for the sake of doing good. Its various weekly, volunteer service programs are committed to making a difference in Syracuse neighborhoods.