Women’s Initiative

Strengthening Girls, Empowering Women


About the Women’s Initiative

  • Ignites positive change for girls through philanthropy and women’s leadership.
  • A volunteer-based women’s group whose vision is to be the premier women’s philanthropic and leadership group in Central Massachusetts funding programs that improve the lives of girls.
  • Part of a national trend of women engaging in philanthropy, organized to create a powerful force to effect change in society.
  • Works with volunteer committees of community leaders engaging more than 1,000 members and 2,000 donors.
  • Raises funds for its work through an annual campaign for programs that improve and empower the lives of girls through mentoring, educational opportunities, and financial literacy.

Get Involved

Join this network of 1,000 individuals who invest in the girls of our community! $100 donation minimum for membership (with WI designation), which provides access to Women’s Initiative networking events, the opportunity for committee involvement, and more.

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Investing in Girls Alliance

WI is pleased to be a part of the Investing in Girls Alliance, an outcome of the Mayor’s Task Force on Youth at Risk in the City of Worcester. The group was brought together to address the recent rise in violence among adolescent girls in the local community. Learn more