EmpowHERto to Launch New Financial Literacy Program

Summer is finally here! It’s time to step away from your computer screens, meet up with your friends, and enjoy the warm weather. It’s also a great time to learn something new. Our program, Financial Finesse, launching June 1, will teach you important skills on managing your money, investing, and entering the job market. We…

How to Choose a Mentor

Choosing the right mentor isn’t always about finding an expert who has achieved success in their field. After all, not every person has the knowledge to aid you in your personal journey. Finding an appropriate mentor means finding someone who has the experience and tools to help guide you to where you want to be,…

EmpowHERto Wins A Grant from TD Bank

Learning how to manage money is an important life skill. The more knowledge you have about finances, the better prepared you are for making financial decisions and eventually becoming financially independent. At EmpowHERto, we aim to provide information and resources to help young women reach their financial goals.  We’re excited to announce that we’ve received…

Why Black Girls Need to Take up More Space

As a Black girl growing up in the United States, I was taught many lessons by my parents and teachers: in addition to raising my hand when I wanted to speak, these included being quiet, sitting still, and staying calm. My father was all about minding your manners and never missed an opportunity to remind…

4 Things to Consider Before Opening a Bank Account

Ok, so you’re finally ready to open your first bank account. Congratulations! You are now on your way to becoming financially independent. You can now crack open that little porcelain piggy that’s been eying you your whole life. Whew! But wait…what’s next?  Now would be a great time to sit down with your parents or…

At New DC Hotel, Empowered Womxn Are Prominently Featured

Inspiration can come from just about anywhere: a beautiful painting, a setting sun, a protest. It can be a Zoom call from your BFF encouraging you to stay in that boring internship.  At Hotel Zena, located in Washington, DC, there’s no shortage of inspiration. From its female-warrior mural standing guard on the exterior of the…