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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.

In Alaska, women must work 125 extra days to match men’s annual earnings.

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To register for the Women’s Economic Empowerment Summit, click here.


Contact Tamiah Liebersbach at 907-644-9611 or with questions or for further information.

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.




Women’s Economic Empowerment Classes

Brass Tacks Business Basics

  • May 6th, 5:30-7:30 PM
  • Free
  • YWCA Alaska Conference Room A/B
  • Please click here to register for this class.

Budget Basics

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

Business Planning 101

  • May 14th, 21st, 28th, and June 4th (4 week course),  5-9 PM
  • $350
  • YWCA Alaska Conference A/B
  • Please click here to register for this class.