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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.

Budget Basics

  • July 31st or August 12th, 5:30-7:30 PM
  • Free
  • Loussac Library-Innovation Lab
  • Please click here to register for this class.

Brass Tacks Business Basics

  • August 5th, 5:30-7:30 PM
  • Free
  • YWCA Alaska Conference Room A/B
  • Please click here to register for this class.

On Your Way to a New Job

  • August 11th, 18th, and 25th (3 week course), 5:30-8:30 PM
  • $40
  • YWCA Alaska Conference A/B
  • Please click here to register for this class.

Contact Tamiah Liebersbach at 907-644-9611 or 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