Arizona Women’s Education & Employment Archives

AWEE launches website with focus on success stories

Marie Sullivan leads Arizona Women’s Education and Employment (AWEE), which offers a diverse range of training and support services throughout Maricopa and Yavapai counties.

Arizona Women’s Education & Employment (AWEE) has launched a new, more interactive website with an emphasis on what makes AWEE the state’s preeminent workforce development organization: participant success stories. The website highlights a rotating series of success stories reflecting the diversity of AWEE participants using the organization’s expanding menu of programs and services that help women,… Read More →

AWEE mentoring program, earns 3-year, $1M grant

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Arizona Women’s Education & Employment (AWEE) has received a three-year $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice for a mentoring-based program designed to provide stability and reduce recidivism for up to 200 high-risk women being released from Perryville Prison. Eligibility for the Women Living Free (WLF) program will begin with a screening process… Read More →

35 women leaders picked for SheLEADS development

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Thirty-five women business leaders and influencers have been selected to participate in Arizona Women’s Education & Employment’s (AWEE) inaugural SheLEADS, a professional leadership development and skills training network for high impact women to define and achieve career goals. Representing industries that include banking, education, construction, law, human resources, nonprofits, municipalities and sports, among others, participants… Read More →

AWEE will recognize 3 Faces of Success

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Arizona Women’s Education & Employment’s 2015 Faces of Success took different paths to change their lives, but each of their stories reflects strength, commitment and a passion to make their lives better. Tracey Latham of Glendale, who will receive the inaugural Entrepreneur Award, Julie Gilbert of Tempe and Angela Raw of Anthem will be honored… Read More →

AWEE celebrates 20th Faces of Success luncheon

AZ Big Media at AWEE's Faces of Success luncheon. Photo courtesy of Ashley Incardone

The Arizona Women’s Education & Employment (AWEE) celebrated its 20th anniversary of The Faces of Success Luncheon hosted at the Arizona Biltmore Resort on Thursday. AWEE is an organization dedicated to helping the community by fighting the inequality barriers in the workforce and providing support to women and other citizens in need of a career.… Read More →

AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women

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They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →

Cocktails & Clothes Restocks AWEE Boutique

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Looking for a chance to give your “less than loved” clothes a new lease on life? Cocktails & Clothes is the chance to donate new or gently used clothing to the Arizona Women’s Education & Employment (AWEE) free Clothing Boutique for participants to have for job interviews or first week on the job. Clothes can… Read More →

B of A launches ‘Express Your Thanks’ Campaign

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by in Banking | Featured | Nonprofit

Bank of America has launched a program to support the needs of military service members and veterans.  Called “Express Your Thanks,” the goal is to donate up to $1 million nationally to Welcome Back Veterans and the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). Through the campaign, customers, bank employees and other individuals can make simple online expressions… Read More →

B of A launches 'Express Your Thanks' Campaign

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by in Banking | Featured | Nonprofit

Bank of America has launched a program to support the needs of military service members and veterans.  Called “Express Your Thanks,” the goal is to donate up to $1 million nationally to Welcome Back Veterans and the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). Through the campaign, customers, bank employees and other individuals can make simple online expressions… Read More →

AWEE presents 2012 Faces of Success

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by in Business News | Events

A formerly homeless veteran who lost his hearing from an explosion in Vietnam, an ex-offender who chose drugs over her children and today counsels individuals in similar circumstances, and a Baltimore transplant who had to rely on the financial support of family when she couldn’t find a fulltime job despite a steady work history will… Read More →

$255K Grant Provides Job Training For Veterans

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Arizona Women’s Education & Employment (AWEE) has been awarded a $255,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to continue funding job training and support services for homeless and formerly incarcerated veterans in Arizona. The grant is one of 90 totaling more than $20 million awarded through the Department of Labor’s Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program… Read More →