Executive Women International (EWI) of Chattanooga Assists Nine Local Women with $18,000 in Scholarship Donations

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 9:14 AM | Deleted user

Executive Women International (EWI) of Chattanooga Assists Nine Local Women with $18,000 in Scholarship Donations

Scholarship winners
Executive Women International (EWI) of Chattanooga recently continued a tradition started in 1996 by donating $12,000 to the Jean Bradford Memorial Endowment Fund at UTC, $6,000 to Chattanooga State and $3,000 to Southern Adventist University. All three institutions are member of EWI.

One of the nine scholarship winners stated, "When I started school, I had a lot of fear and a lot of negative voices telling me how I wasn't good enough. The EWI scholarship has been a real blessing to me. I don't feel alone anymore."

Another comments included, "Thank you for teaching me that with hard work and a little help, dreams are possible." "Thank you for helping me out when I needed it most." "Your words of encouragement meant so much to me." "EWI's support will help me towards my goal of a new life for my kids and me."

Since chartering in 1987, EWI of Chattanooga has contributed more than $170,000 to scholarship donations at area schools. The scholarships are specifically designated for single mothers. EWI of Chattanooga President Ani Yacoubian, of Yacoubian Tailors, says, "EWI representatives feel fortunate to have made a positive impact on their community through enriching the lives of local women."

Connections, Careers and Community is the tagline of EWI, fulfilled through connection and promotion of member companies, career-enhancing professional development and community involvement. For more information about EWI or membership, please visit the chapter web site: ewichattanooga.org.

Established in 1938, EWI┬« is a non-profit organization with more than 2,500 member firms and 2,800 representatives in major cities throughout the United States and Canada. EWI brings members together to promote member firms, to enhance personal and professional development, and to encourage community involvement. As a premier organization for networking and leadership development for today's business professionals, EWI offers professional development through webinars and its Academy of Leadership, as well as scholarships and philanthropic initiatives with a focus on literacy. For more information, visit ewiconnect.com.

Left to right: Alisha Stadden (UTC), Melissa Pierce (Chatt State), Rebecca Wilson (Chatt State), Pamela Fox (Southern Adventist) and Melissa Mitchell (UTC).

Not pictured: Dania Gray and Jessica Wiesel (Chatt State), Kim Miller and Megan Gray (Southern Adventist)

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