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International Women’s Day

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with Women’s Initiative! A message from Antonia Bowring, Executive Director, Women’s Initiative New York:

“From 11am-2pm [on Saturday, March 8th], Dylan’s Candy Bar Manhattan flagship store (@ 3rd Ave and 60th St) will host a trunkshow featuring Women’s Initiative graduates and their businesses, and a percentage of sales will be donated to support Women’s Initiative programs in New York City. It will be a wonderful chance to learn more about Women’s Initiative, support our graduate’s businesses, as well as buy candy from Dylan’s Candy Bar in support of an outstanding cause!”

If you’re a long-time reader, you know we’re big fans of Women’s Initiative New York. I couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than with an organization that has provided so much inspiration and independence for so many women.

Women’s Initiative 2014

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Women’s Initiative provides low-income women with the training and resources they need to start their own businesses. While classes aren’t scheduled at Kingsborough, we still support the hard work of this great organization. My Business Action Plan dates are set for 2014:

  • January 7, 2014 6:00pm at Women’s Initiative NYC
  • January 16, 2014 6:00pm at Brooklyn Business Library
  • January 21, 2014 6:00pm at Women’s Initiative NYC
  • January 30, 2014 6:00pm at Brooklyn Business Library
  • February 4, 2014 6:00pm at Women’s Initiative NYC
  • February 13, 2014 6:00pm at Brooklyn Business Library
  • February 18, 2014 6:00pm at Women’s Initiative NYC
  • February 27, 2014 6:00pm at Brooklyn Business Library

Locations:

  • Women’s Initiative NYC: 22 Corrlandt St, 12th Floor, NYC 10007
  • Brooklyn Public Business & Career Library: 280 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn 11201

Check out their website for information about My Business Action Plan and other services from Women’s Initiative.

Women’s Initiative at Kingsborough Community College

Early this summer, Kingsborough Community College was host to California-based Women’s Initiative for one of their first New York classes. Women’s Initiative provides low-income women with the training and resources they need to start their own businesses. Over the years, they have helped hundreds of women turn their personal dreams into a reality while also supporting local economies with jobs and increased incomes, all while creating a deep sense of community.

In October I had the chance to speak with three recent graduates who participated in the Kingsborough group. These women came from very different backgrounds, but all came to Women’s Initiative with a desire to take charge of their futures.

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Women’s Initiative

Last summer we had the pleasure to host California-based Women’s Initiative for one of their first New York classes. Women’s Initiative provides low-income women with the training and resources they need to start their own businesses. Over the years, they have helped hundreds of women turn their personal dreams into a reality while also supporting local economies with jobs and money resulting from increased incomes, all while encouraging a deep sense of community. While classes won’t be held at Kingsborough this year, we still want to support this great organization.

Information sessions are scheduled for November 12th and November 19th; click on the flyer below for more information.

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In October I had a chance to speak with three recent graduates of the Women’s Initiative, Kingsborough class. Stay tuned for a post about them and their experiences with this great program.