We’ve all had doors opened for us in the past, and wouldn’t be able to do what we’re doing and change the world without you.


Volunteer for EmpowHER

  • Reach out to your alma mater to ensure students and faculty are aware of EmpowHER
  • Review applications each year to help select new EmpowHER participants
  • Provide professional development opportunities to EmpowHER participants and alumnae, including by hosting workshops and special events
  • Provide mentorship to younger generations throughout the summer and beyond

Volunteer at Our Events


  • Lend at hand at Welcome to Washington, our summer kick-off, welcoming our newest cohort of BA women to the family  (annually in June)
  • Volunteer at professional development and networking events throughout each summer to support women participating in EmpowHER. 
  • Get involved at Breaking Barriers, our annual gala and largest fundraiser  (each November)





Each month, BA businesses and individuals contribute much-needed items to support our BA Women. In-kind contributions are especially important during the summer months, as we host EmpowHER participants in Washington D.C. Our needs include:

  • Welcome gifts to distribute to EmpowHER participants at our annual Welcome to Washington orientation
  • Meeting space to host events including professional development workshops & networking events with EmpowHER participants
  • Covered costs and/or logistic for 1 social event per week for 8 weeks this summer
  • Food, snacks/appetizers/or meals and drinks to keep EmpowHER participants well fed & focused
  • Stationary and stamps, to help us appreciate our supporters like you!
  • Transportation: Metro/Uber/Lyft for EmpowHER participants