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.