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WGC Advisory Board Visits Journey Camp for Girls

WGC Advisory Board Visits Journey Camp for Girls

WGC Advisory Board Visits Journey Camp! The WGC Advisory Board visit to the Journey Camp for Girls at UMBC in July – what an incredible experience! The 25 young women delegates attending Journey were incredibly impressive both individually and as a group together. The group bonded the 1st day of camp, and the Advisory Board could feel the strong ties…

WGC Awards $60K Grant to JA Rising Women Program

WGC Awards $60K Grant to JA Rising Women Program

Junior Achievement (JA) of Central Maryland has been granted $60K by the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County for its JA Rising Women program, which gives local young female students the opportunity to start their own companies alongside local women business mentors. JA Rising Women is the WGC’s multi-year grant supporting a 13 week after-school entrepreneurship…

WGC eNews – July 2018

WGC eNews – July 2018

Dear WGC Donor and Friends, How exciting, this is my first message to you as the Chair of the WGC!  It is my honor to serve as Chair for the next two years, and to work closely with our wonderful Advisory Board, Community Foundation of Howard County leadership and staff, and WGC donors, partners, and grantees to improve…

1000+ Donors

1000+ Donors

The WGC has received gifts and pledges of over $1 million since its founding in 2002, over 1000 donors.

90+ JA Rising Women

90+ JA Rising Women

A semester long entrepreneur program, representing more than 10 high schools in Howard County

$300K in Grants

$300K in Grants

Together, we have have invested more than $300,000 in local community organizations that address the needs and improve the lives of women and girls.

314 Journey Girls

314 Journey Girls

A unique camp helping young women identify their own leadership skils, strengths, and weaknesses in a supportive and fun environment that fosters increased self-esteem and confidence.