When women succeed, we all win

Empowering women in Washington state to achieve economic stability through higher education and living wage careers

When a woman sees what’s possible, she aims high. With the right support, she reaches her full potential. And when she succeeds, her community thrives. It starts with one woman.

Our programs

WWIN funds scholarships for higher education to help women create a better life.

Ways to give

Your support changes lives. See all the ways you can make a difference.

Our vision and mission reflect our fundamental belief that all women are worthy and deserve fairness, justice, and inclusivity.

Our strength comes from our diversity and we celebrate the visible and invisible qualities that make each person unique, including race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities.
Our culture and business practices will be a beacon of diversity, equity, and inclusion for all people.

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When I graduated it was one of the proudest moments of my life. I have a lot more opportunities. Now that I have that degree, I will get a pay raise.”

– Tiffany, Star Scholar

The need
is great

%

of females age 16 or older are in the labor force in WA

Average annual household income of this year’s selected applicants
for average family size of 3

%

of WWIN Scholars are mothers

We’re meeting the challenge

Grants awarded since 1992

%

of WWIN Scholars are the first in their family to attend college

Average GPA of 2021 WWIN Graduates

The grant from WWIN allowed me to pursue my education and become a licensed midwife. That was an incredible gift. It validated my importance in life.”

- Melissa, Star Scholar

The grant from WWIN allowed me to pursue my education and become a licensed midwife. That was an incredible gift. It validated my importance in life.”

- Melissa, Star Scholar

Every dollar helps

Investing in a woman is investing in a successful future for all of us. Help transform our community, one woman at a time.

WWIN is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Tax ID 91-1559848.

Star scholar portrait in sunshine with flowers

News

August Updates

Reflections on Fiscal Year 2021: With gratitude for our Star Scholars and the strength of the WWIN community As I reflect on the close of fiscal year 2021, I am so grateful for the WWIN community and its resiliency amid a challenging and often heartbreaking year. Our...

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July Updates

Career Launch spotlight: Melissa’s path to restored confidence and paying it forward Star Scholar Melissa has overcome significant, devastating obstacles on her path to completing her degree and creating a brighter future – trauma that has caused her to struggle with...

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