Women have plenty to stress about. Women not only have great responsibilities in the home, but they have taken on more responsibilities in the workplace. They are working, caring for children, husbands, family and friends and balancing their budgets while maintaining their own health and well-being. These facts do not mean they have to accept stress in their daily lives. Here is where Women Impact Now (WIN), Inc. steps in.
- Over half of the 37 million Americans living in poverty today are women.
- According to The American Psychological Association "Stress in America Survey", women are more stressed than men. Second, the number one source of stress is money. Followed by work, and then the economy.
- Women are paid less than men, even when they have the same qualifications and work the same hours.
- According to the Shriver Report, 1 in 3 American women, 42 million women, plus 28 million children, either live in poverty or are right on the brink of it. (The report defines the "brink of poverty" as making $47,000 a year for a family of four.)
Women Impact Now (WIN), Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization designed to empower women who are economically and financially challenged with the ability to create dynamic change in their communities. WIN ...
- Helps the single mother who receives government assistance, yet can't afford to pursue the education to secure better employment.
- Educates the unemployed woman who is struggling to find a job.
- Empowers the underemployed woman or "working poor" as the BLS defines it, who has to make a choice between paying bills or buying important necessities.
- Connects the employed woman to strong networks to secure a more rewarding career.
- Educates women through seminars to overcome financial and economic barriers which have prevented them from fulfilling their destiny.
If you are woman in need of assistance completing a degree, acquiring a job, financial management, finding a mentor, or building a network of resources, contact us. If you are an entrepreneur or skilled professional, we need your help. Sign up today for our mentoring program.
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Dorion Baker, Sr.