Here’s a look at the non-profit I am fortunate enough to work with and what they are doing to impact the lives of women in their community.
A few months ago we stumbled upon a Wall Street Journal article on a study which found that companies with at least 3 women on the board for at least 4-5 years outperformed their counterparts by nearly 5%, had 84% better return on their sales, 60% better return on invested capital and 46% better return on equity. As a group, this began several discussions on the advantages of working with and promoting the financial literacy of women. We decided that if this is the result of investing in women in the corporate world, how much better would our community be if we invested in the success of women from all backgrounds, and offered ourselves a resource throughout many of the life changes that women face?
This thought sparked several hours of discussion and research into how to best articulate our message, as well as exactly what we wanted to accomplish…
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