POWER On Heels Fund, Inc is a 501(c) (3) non- profit organization focused on the advancement of LATINAS in the workplace and to limit the impact of pay-gap inequity by providing soft skills training, specialized programs, mentorship, and scholarships designed to enhance earning potential , accelerate professional growth and cultivate future leaders. From now to 2025, our goal is to impact the lives of 10,000 Latinas nationwide.
POHF’s programs key aim of improving the social and economic empowerment of Latina professionals and business owners to embrace and adopt healthier attitudes and behaviors that will enhance individual growth, optimize talents and create future leaders. Most importantly, minimize the impact of the social issued faced daily – PAY Gap Inequity.
At POHF, we view women’s empowerment through the lens of Latinas who growth has been challenged by biased social norms, cultural beliefs and institutions processes.
Latina POWER Series Events
Four events that will lead to shared resources, unified investments, and continued commitment to solutions and outcomes.
Latina POWER Purse Program©
is structured to enhance and create skills, expand opportunities, and advance careers. LPPP will cover 3 Key Areas of learning, focused on having immediate impact on individual and organizational growth. This one day training is required for application and consideration for the POHF Scholarship.
Latina POWER Purse Program for Girls©
will be offered to young Latinas 18 years or younger in school or community organizations (seniors and juniors students). The program is structured to introduce skills to convey lessons in developing stronger interpersonal skills, leadership and increase financial responsibility before leaving home.
The POWER On Heels Fund, Inc. will award the Latina POWER Purse Scholarship Awards to those that attended and completed the Latina POWER Purse Program©.
Who can apply for our Power on Heels Fund Scholarship?
1. Latinas that have attended and completed a full day training Latina Power Purse Program. (Check our POHF Programs tab for dates and locations)
2. Latinas of all ages, industries, background such as
- Career Professionals
- Business Owners
- College Students
- Masters Candidates
- Doctoral Candidates
The selected scholarship award winners will receive a scholarship to attend program/course/training approved by the Scholarship Committee. Scholarship funds may be utilized to fund:
- College Education
- Trade School
- Training Courses
- Business Certification
- Trade Certification