Walker’s Legacy Launches Moms Who Enterprise Program
Walker’s Legacy Foundation Launches Moms Who Enterprise in Washington, D.C.
Program designed to advance entrepreneurial opportunity and financial resilience for single mothers in the District of Columbia
February 5, 2019 – Walker’s Legacy Foundation, in partnership the Office of Councilman Kenyan McDuffie, announces the launch of Moms Who Enterprise, a six-week program supported by Citi Community Development that is designed to develop financial and entrepreneurship skills for expectant or existing mothers in the District. Qualified participants include women who are pregnant or parenting, identify as low-income or A.L.I.C.E (asset limited income constrained yet employed) and currently looking to take their businesses to the next level.
Applications for the program will be accepted through Friday February 15, 2019. The program, which will occur on Saturdays from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, will begin on Saturday March 16, 2019 and will culminate with a graduation ceremony on Saturday May 11, 2019, in advance of Mother’s Day. All of the classes and the graduation ceremony will be held on Trinity’s campus.
To learn more or to apply to the Moms Who Enterprise Financial Planning and Entrepreneurship program, please visit https://www.walkerslegacy.com
Research has shown that 39 percent of the more than 10 million low-income working families with children are headed by single working mothers. The unique program provides participants with financial and business knowledge through an accelerated six-week program, original curriculum, a mobile e-learning app, and free childcare.
The program launch was officially announced at Trinity Washington University on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm, in Rose Parlor in Main Hall, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Remarks made by:
- Kenyan R. McDuffie, Council of the District of Columbia, Ward 5
- Patricia McGuire, President, Trinity Washington University
- Natalie Madeira Cofield, Founder and CEO, Walker’s Legacy & Walker’s Legacy Foundation
- Reginald Exum, Vice President, Citi Community Development
This event officially launched Moms Who Enterprise, a 6-week training program for enterprising women who are single mothers within the District of Columbia.
About Walker’s Legacy Foundation: Walker’s Legacy Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Walker’s Legacy, exists to provide the entrepreneurial, financial and professional supports needed to improve economic prosperity and reduce economic inequality for multicultural women and girls, globally. For more information please visit, https://www.walkerslegacy.com
About Trinity Washington University: Founded in 1897 as Trinity College, a college for women, Trinity continues its commitment to the education of women in the undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences, while educating women and men in its other four schools – the School of Business and Graduate Studies, School of Education, School of Nursing and Health Professions and School of Professional Studies. Learn more at: www.trinitydc.edu