Women’s Empowerment Seeks Executive Director

Women’s Empowerment International (WE) works in partnership with like-minded nonprofits, and funds small, repayable business loans and other poverty-reduction services for impoverished women. A small, strong 501(c)(3) with a dedicated Board and active volunteers, WE is committed to substantially increasing the impact and range of its poverty-alleviation efforts. As an all-volunteer organization, WE has raised over $1.3 million, funded 20,300 microloans for impoverished women in 6 countries, and supports a San Diego business incubator that launched 256 businesses. As part of a global effort to eliminate extreme poverty, WE intends to double its impact, reach and support base in the next 5 years, and continue that trajectory into the future.

WE seeks an Executive Director with the knowledge and passion to help WE raise funds and grow the organization in a way that will increase the impact of our efforts to help women escape extreme poverty.

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Meet Our Clients

A Thriving Bakery in Pokuase, Ghana

In 2006, Sarah Ankrah received her first loan from WomensTrust - WE’s former partner bank for the poor in Ghana - for $50 to support her bread making business. The income from Phipha’s Bakery supports Sarah’s household, including her husband and six children. She used her first loan to buy bulk flour, and with her savings and successive loans she was able to buy equipment, hire additional staff, and triple her production.

In 2008, Sarah became one of the first members of WomensTrust’s Entrepreneur's Club, which provides larger loans for borrowers who have proven their credit worthiness.

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Coming Events

WE Introductory Group

Saturday, June 11, 2016  10 am to noon

Rancho Bernardo

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Meet WE!

Sunday, June 12, 2016 

Huapango’s in Hillcrest

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Meet WE!

Saturday, August 6 2016

2 Plank Vineyards in Vista

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WE’s Annual Celebration

Sunday, September 11, 2016

UCSD Great Hall

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