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Wo(men) Achieving New Directions (WAND)

Our Wo(men) Achieving New Directions (WAND) program offers work readiness and 21st century job search skills to those with barriers to employment and self-employment strategies to emerging business owners who need the tools to position their business for success. WAND helps program participants increase their household income, support their family, pursue their dreams and build a legacy for future generations.


> WAND workshop schedule

> Blogging for YOUR Business
Coming again this Fall/Winter – 2018

> Two Career Workshops
September 12th and 19th  With Patricia Troy-Brooks. Come have a “Chat with Pat” and learn how to take
the right steps toward the right career!

> MIND YOUR BUSINESS SERIES: “From Idea to Your First Customer” Engage with Business Coaches, Guest Speakers and more…Through our interactive, hands-on learning, individuals are able to turn a great idea, side job or hobby into a viable, legitimate and profitable business. Click here to register or learn more.

> Workshop series with SCORE 3 Part series,September 11th,  October 9th,  November  13th.
From 5:30-8:00 pm located at RT 9 Library, Innovation Center. register by clicking link date.

> Work Readiness Boot Camps
Individuals who are new to the workforce or have substantial barriers to employment are provided the tools necessary to develop a “work mindset” and find gainful employment. Click here to register or learn more.

> Business Plan Development & Advisory Services
Existing businesses and start-ups receive technical assistance on a range of issues related to business growth and success. Technical assistance includes one-on-one business counseling, assessment of business needs, refining the business plan and capitalizing the business. Contact us to learn more.

Technical assistance includes:

  • One-on-one business counseling
  • Assessment of business needs and resources
  • Refining your business plan
  • Entrepreneur Goal Development and Achievement

Contact us to learn more. empower@ywcade.org or call 302-224-4060, ext 216.


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For more information, contact:
302.224.4060 ext. 200 or empower@ywcade.org