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Economic Empowerment

Enhancing financial stability and independence to expand the opportunities of individuals as they move forward in life.

Alaskan women earn 67¢ for every $1 men earn for the same work.

                                                                                                                                   

Upcoming Women’s Economic Empowerment Classes

Click here for a full list of our courses

Single Mothers, Family Finances

  • January 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th (4 week course), 6-8 PM
  • $40
  • YWCA Alaska Office
  • Please click here to find out more about this class.

On Your Way to a New Job

  • January 8th, 15th, and 22nd (3 week course), 6-8 PM
  • $40
  • YWCA Alaska Office
  • Please click here to find out more about this class.

Salary and Career Negotiation

  • January 29th, 6-8 PM
  • $25
  • YWCA Alaska Office
  • Please click here to find out more about this class.

Business Planning 101

  • February 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th (4 week course), 5:30-8:30 PM
  • $350 (contact Tamiah Liebersbach for options if you are unable to afford this cost)
  • YWCA Alaska Office
  • Please click here to find out more about this class.

Budget Basics

  • February 5th, 6-8 PM
  • Free
  • Loussac Library-Innovation Lab
  • Please click here to find out more about this class.

Creating a Career

  • February 12th, 19th, and 26th, 6-9 PM
  • $30
  • YWCA Alaska Office
  • Please click here to find out more about this class.

 

Contact Tamiah Liebersbach at 907-644-9611 or tliebersbach@ywcaak.org with questions or for further information.

                                                                                                                   

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The purpose of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Center is to provide support and training to women (and men) in the areas of financial management, small business development, and career enhancement. We empower individuals of diverse ethnic backgrounds, particularly those who are socially and economically disadvantaged, through comprehensive courses and counseling.

                                                                                                                   

Economic Empowerment Sponsors and Supporters:

First National Bank        WellsFargologoC unitedwayAllstate_Foundation_Logokey bankSBDC

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority