We empower women of all backgrounds and identities to achieve economic mobility by eliminating barriers and providing targeted support in education and workforce development in Buffalo, NY.

What It Is

mPower supports women pursuing education at the community college or workforce training level, leading to employment with a family-sustaining wage.

What It Does

mPower eliminates barriers and provides targeted support. Developed based on national best-practice research and focus groups, mPower is a trusted model. As the founder and driver of mPower, the WNY Women's Foundation provides ongoing organizational strength to the program.

Why It's Unique

mPower incorporates trauma-informed coaching, mentoring, peer-to-peer community building, scholarships, and internship and job success support. Expanding on the MOMs: From Education to Employment® model, mPower learners work together with an achievement coach to plan a course of action that addresses their individual barriers and seizes opportunity by centering their voice.