WWIN’s programs support women on their journey to economic stability by providing scholarships for higher education and equipping them with the skills they need to successfully launch their new career.

Our Impact

WWIN helps women reach economic stability—transforming their lives and their communities.

Since 1992, WWIN has provided more than 7,000 grants to women in Washington, totaling over $20 million
The average annual household income of this year’s selected Scholars is just $35,305  for an average family size of 3
67% of our Scholars are in Western Washington and 33% are in Eastern Washington

I feel very honored and blessed and grateful for the people at WWIN. I couldn’t have done it without them. I would love the opportunity to give back.”

-Michelle, Star Scholar

I feel very honored and blessed and grateful for the people at WWIN. I couldn’t have done it without them. I would love the opportunity to give back.”

-Michelle, Star Scholar

Our Star Scholars

55% of our Scholars are women of color
57% of Scholars are the first in their family to attend college
Their age range is 18 to 56 years old, with an average age of 26
30% have dependent children living at home with them
Of those who have children, 63% are single mothers
45% are the sole or primary provider for themselves or their families
They attend 35 different colleges and universities across the state of Washington
56% are seeking degrees in STEM
Their average GPA upon graduation is 3.7

Scholarships and Programs

Star Scholars

This program removes a financial barrier to the higher education women need to attain a living wage career. Star Scholars receive up to $5,000 per year or $20,000 during the course of their undergraduate studies.

Star Scholars

This program removes a financial barrier to the higher education women need to attain a living wage career. Star Scholars receive up to $5,000 per year or $20,000 during the course of their undergraduate studies.

Career Launch

This program provides new and upcoming college graduates with career planning resources. With the support of a certified coach, women gain workplace skills such as interview preparation and salary negotiation.

Self Advocacy

WWIN helps women navigate systemic barriers to their success and advocate for themselves and to others. We want their voices to be heard, amplified, and prioritized in shaping the policies that affect their lives.

Self Advocacy

WWIN helps women navigate systemic barriers to their success and advocate for themselves and to others. We want their voices to be heard, amplified, and prioritized in shaping the policies that affect their lives.

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