Get Involved! Join A GWC Committee

Leading Change, Inspiring Futures: Young Women In Power envisions a future where young women in Gwinnett County and surrounding communities are leading innovators and influential figures in the business community. We aspire to be a catalyst for change, fostering a culture of opportunity and growth. Our vision is to see a diverse network of young women entrepreneurs and business leaders who are confident, connected, and changing the world. We believe in the power of young women to reshape the business landscape, and we are dedicated to supporting their journey every step of the way.

Join The Veterans Committee

The Women’s Veteran Committee is dedicated to supporting and empowering female veterans by providing resources and assistance in various areas. The committee focuses on mental health support, employment opportunities, and entrepreneurship guidance to help women veterans transition smoothly into civilian life and achieve their personal and professional goals.

GWC Fundraising Committee

Join The Fundraising Committee

A fundraising committee is an essential component of any successful nonprofit organization. This group of dedicated volunteers is responsible for identifying and pursuing fundraising opportunities, such as grant applications, donor outreach, and special events. A well-organized fundraising committee can help a nonprofit organization to diversify its funding sources, build stronger relationships with donors and sponsors, and increase the impact of its programs and services. Additionally, a fundraising committee can help to ensure that the organization stays true to its mission and values by carefully vetting potential funding sources and maintaining transparency and accountability in all financial dealings. Overall, a strong fundraising committee is vital to the long-term sustainability and success of our organization.

Become An Ambassador

Chambers of commerce are important resources for women-owned businesses, providing valuable networking opportunities, advocacy and support services, and access to funding and resources. They can also help connect women entrepreneurs with mentors, investors, and other business professionals, enabling them to grow their businesses and achieve their goals. By getting involved with your local chamber of commerce, you can help support and promote women-owned businesses and create a more equitable and inclusive business community.

GWC Ambassador
Health & Wellness For Women

Health & Wellness Network

Health and wellness are crucial for business women. By prioritizing their physical and mental well-being, they can improve work productivity, job satisfaction, and quality of life. Good health practices help prevent burnout and reduce the likelihood of chronic illnesses. Women who make time for exercise, healthy eating, and stress-reduction techniques are less likely to suffer from physical and mental health problems that can negatively impact their career and personal life. Investing in one’s health and wellness is a smart decision that can lead to a more fulfilling and successful career.

Smart Money Moves For Women

Women in business face unique challenges when it comes to managing finances, obtaining credit, and protecting assets. Money management involves creating a budget, tracking expenses, and setting financial goals. Business credit is crucial for obtaining loans and building a strong reputation, so it’s important to establish credit early and maintain good credit scores. Asset protection involves safeguarding personal and business assets from legal claims and lawsuits. Strategies include incorporating your business, obtaining liability insurance, and separating personal and business finances. With the right financial planning, women in business can achieve financial success and protect their hard-earned assets.

Women & Money
Women Tech

Advancing Women In Tech

Advancing women in tech is essential to promoting diversity and inclusion in the industry. Despite progress made in recent years, women still face significant barriers to entry and advancement in tech. To address this, companies can prioritize recruiting and retaining women, offering mentorship and professional development opportunities, and implementing policies to promote work-life balance. Additionally, it’s important to challenge biases and stereotypes in the workplace and create a culture that values diversity and inclusivity. By advancing women in tech, we can build a stronger, more equitable industry that benefits everyone. It’s time to take action and create a more inclusive future for all.

Events Committee

Networking, collaborating, and relaxing are crucial for women in business to succeed. Women can expand their networks by attending events, joining groups, and building relationships. Collaboration with like-minded professionals can lead to new ideas, projects, and partnerships. Relaxation is equally important for productivity, stress reduction, and overall wellbeing. Women can incorporate relaxation into their routines by practicing mindfulness, yoga, or other forms of self-care. By networking, collaborating, and relaxing, women in business can develop a supportive community that fosters growth, innovation, and success.

Women In Government

Governmental Affairs

Government policies and regulations have a significant impact on women in business, both positively and negatively. In many countries, women face discrimination in accessing financing and business opportunities, which can limit their economic growth and independence. However, governments can implement policies that promote gender equality, such as providing access to business loans, education, training, and mentorship programs. These measures can create a more supportive environment for women entrepreneurs, increasing their chances of success and driving economic growth. On the other hand, harmful policies, such as unequal tax laws or restrictions on women’s mobility, can further marginalize women in business. Thus, it is essential for governments to prioritize policies that empower women and promote equal opportunities for all.

Economic Development

  1. Business Attraction and Retention: The committee works tirelessly to attract new businesses to Gwinnett County and retain existing ones. By partnering with local and regional economic entities, the EDC helps create a supportive environment for businesses to thrive. This includes facilitating access to resources, providing networking opportunities, and advocating for policies that support business growth.
  2. Workforce Development: Understanding that a skilled workforce is the backbone of a strong economy, the EDC emphasizes training and education. The committee collaborates with educational institutions and training providers to ensure that the local workforce is equipped with the skills needed to meet the demands of a dynamic job market. Special attention is given to empowering young women and entrepreneurs, aligning with GWC’s core mission.
  3. Innovation and Entrepreneurship: The EDC promotes innovation and encourages entrepreneurial ventures, particularly among women. This is achieved through workshops, mentorship programs, and funding initiatives designed to turn innovative ideas into successful businesses. The committee aims to create an ecosystem that nurtures creativity and supports women at various stages of their entrepreneurial journey.
Economic Development

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