Created for the advancement of women in the workplace, the French-American Chamber of Commerce of New England's Women in Business Network (FWBN) is committed to helping women succeed. Our network is open to all women who are either bi-cultural or work in a multi-cultural environment; women do not need to speak French to join.
With various programs throughout the year we offer our members a platform and a community to
Our membership is comprised of women at all stages of their careers: young professionals, women on hiatus due to life events - such as maternity or expatriation of a spouse - and seeking to return to the workforce, and retired women who want to contribute their expertise.
Our members are committed to personal and professional development and to helping others. Any woman with an interest in business issues in multi-cultural environments is welcome to become a member.
For more information and to join us, please contact Sophie Koenig-Rodriguez at sophie at faccne.org
As women of Respect, we value and embrace diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an open, inclusive and trusting environment.
As women of Inspiration, we stand to motivate and empower each other through education and support.
As women of Integrity, we conduct ourselves consistently to high standards.
With our monthly event we
- Inspire Experienced guest speakers
- Create opportunities Networking, job ads, collaborations
- Learn / Mentor Workshops and panels
With our newsletter we
- Inspire Q&A with a Leading Woman
- Stay connected Learn about the happenings in our network
- Share Info, ideas, tips, resources, jobs openings
With our grant and scholarship we will - Pending on non-profit status
- Support Help a woman start her business,
- Educate Help a woman learn new skills to reenter the workforce
With our award we
- Recognize our members’ work in the community Good Member – Good Citizen Award
Impact March 2014-January 2016
Launched March 2014
Over 160 members on LinkedIn
Published 8 newsletters and interviewed 8 Leading Women
Hosted 13 workshops/panels/luncheons
Raised funds and hosted drives for 2 deserving local non-profits: Casa Myrna, shelter and services for survivors of domestic violence and Rosie’s Place, shelter for women
Awarded 2 Good Member – Good Citizen Awards
Our community is headed by a pro-bono, hands-on team of passionate contributors with multi-cultural business expertise. To learn more on how you can help, please contact Sophie Koenig-Rodriguez, Pro-Bono Chair and Founder.
Credit: Marie-Sophie Iredale
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