Women’s Leadership Council
About the WLC
The Women’s Leadership Council is a new and powerful voice in philanthropy that is being heard across the country with more than 40,000 members nationwide. The Arrowhead United Way WLC is uniting a team of leadership volunteers who will bring the vision, energy, talent, creativity, resources, passion and drive to improve lives in our community and create lasting change. The WLC is committed to making certain that issues important to women are being adequately addressed and funded.
The mission of the Arrowhead United Way Women's Leadership Council is to improve the lives of young women through education, financial stability, and a healthy lifestyle.
The WLC is excited to announce their new Quarterly Update brochure!
The Quarterly Update is to inform about our progress. The update includes information on our upcoming events, workshops, meetings, and program results and outcomes. Check back quarterly for updates.
Become a Member
There is power in numbers, and as the Women’s Leadership Council grows, so will its impact on the community. As a successful volunteer and professional in our community, you are invited to join us to see what the power of women working together can do.
WLC membership offers a wide range of benefits:
- Opportunities to network with other leaders in work and social settings
- Invitations to special local events featuring noted speakers and women of influence
- Hands-on volunteer opportunities
- Invitations to Arrowhead United Way events
- Recognition as a community role model in event programs, United Way literature and press releases
- The satisfaction of having a voice and the influence to make significant changes in peoples’ lives
For more information about joining the WLC, contact Amanda Betten, Arrowhead United Way Resource Development Manager at 909-884-9441 x225 or email AmandaB@AHUW.org
- Mentoring Program: An ongoing program designed to nurture and guide young woman during a crucial period in which they develop the foundation of a responsible and secure future.
- College Cruise: The College Cruises are designed to encourage at-risk high school juniors and seniors to consider a secondary education by exposing them to a fun day at a local community college or university.
Healthy Lifestyles Committee
- Healthy Lifestyles Workshop: All ladies who have participated in previous Financial Stability or Education workshops are invited to participate in this one-day workshop facilitated by experts in various fields of nutrition, public health, and public safety. Topics include nutrition, sexual health and reproduction, domestic violence, and substance abuse prevention information.
Financial Stability Committee
- Interview for Success: The one-day workshop is designed to assist young women between the ages of 17 and 24 who have faced economic and personal hardships, and are seeking to gain additional skills, training, and education. Each applicant is required to complete an application, provide a letter of recommendation, and to participate in an interview with members of the Women’s Leadership Council, to determine acceptance for the workshop.