Every Woman Empowerment Fund

Houston is a thriving metropolis, with booming industries, incredible real-estate values, renowned arts and theater districts, award-winning restaurants and greater still--valuable opportunities. Houston holds an even greater treasure: a group of driven, savvy, motivated women, entrepreneurs who have decided to follow their passions and pursue their dreams.  These are the members of I Know Somebody Houston. 

I Know Somebody Houston is a non-profit womens networking organization, created in 2012. As a womens networking group, I Know Somebody Houston (IKSH) has spent the last five years connecting these women, our members, with resources, experts, clients and education to help their businesses grow and thrive.  We have seen countless woman-owned businesses transformed through the power of our connections. 

 To continue  and expand our commitment to empowering women, I Know Somebody Houston is launching the Every Woman Empowerment Fund.
The Every Woman Empowerment Fund will give scholarships to women who need additional education, training or coaching to enhance their professional growth. We will provide our members financial support to seminars,  training and coaching that aligns with each entrepreneur's individual purpose.

This is a win-win-win model. The scholarship recipient wins, the coach or expert (also IKSH members) secures a paying client, and the community has another successful business owner. The numerous experts and coaches within the IKSH community are ready and willing to participate in this program and share their skills and talents with a deserving recipient.

IKSH is a non-profit organization, all donations to this fund are tax-deductible. Every dollar raised goes directly to I Know Somebody Houston, a registered 501c3.  We will use your donations toward this specialized scholarship fund and will ultimately help to strengthen the greater Houston community by providing it with another strong business.

 We’re not only asking you to donate,  we’re asking you to share this initiative. If your company or organization provides matched giving, then share this at work. Share this with your philanthropic community groups, leaders in your neighborhood, and of course with your friends and colleagues on social media.
 Donate today to the Every Woman Empowerment fund—because every woman has a need, and every woman has a purpose.
  • Daniel Dror II 
    • $200 
    • 45 mos
  • Shana Ross 
    • $250 
    • 45 mos
  • Jeannette Simmons 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
  • Lisa Alexander 
    • $20 
    • 45 mos
  • Tera Stidum  
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
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Elizabeth Haysom Pudwill 
Houston, TX
I Know Somebody Houston 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are typically 100% tax deductible in the US.
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