Phoenix, AZ, February 08, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Julie Heiland, president of the Women’s Enterprise Foundation, received a $2,000 check from Dorothy Wolden, president of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Phoenix Chapter. The money was raised at NAWBO’s 2014 holiday event and will be used for scholarships.
The Women’s Enterprise Foundation (WEF) is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that supports and inspires emerging women business owners within the greater Phoenix area who have a demonstrated business development need or who would benefit from specialized educational training and development opportunities.
Their mission is to support and inspire enterprising women with scholarships and grants that enable them to further their education, leadership skills and opportunities to succeed.
WEF supports the Phoenix Metropolitan Chapter of NAWBO’s Mentoring Program and annually underwrites NAWBO membership dues for three to five women. “We had a great holiday event and were pleased to raise this money for WEF scholarships,” says Wolden.
NAWBO is an organization that works to: strengthen the wealth-creating capacity of its members and promote economic development; create innovative and effective changes in the business culture; build strategic alliances, coalitions, and affiliations; and transform public policy and influence opinion makers. For more information about the Phoenix Metro Chapter, visit www.nawbophx.org .
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