"You don't need a title to be a leader." Developing grassroots leadership skills in women to create social change in the City of Elmira and Chemung County

"You don't need a title to be a leader." Developing grassroots leadership skills in women to create social change in the City of Elmira and Chemung County

Here's our Elmira Women's Leadership Initiative group at the Walk a Mile in My Shoes Suicide Prevention walk this morning.

Here's our Elmira Women's Leadership Initiative group at the Walk a Mile in My Shoes Suicide Prevention walk this morning.

Jen Bertron from the Food Bank of the Southern Tier gave a free grant writing workshop to Elmira women at the Shabach Tabernacle Church.

Jen Bertron from the Food Bank of the Southern Tier gave a free grant writing workshop to Elmira women at the Shabach Tabernacle Church.

Wake up Elmira Block Party planning committee MothershelpingMothers Elmira Grassroots women getting it done!

Wake up Elmira Block Party planning committee MothershelpingMothers Elmira Grassroots women getting it done!

Fund for Women check presentation in Big Flats. Way to go ladies!

Fund for Women check presentation in Big Flats. Way to go ladies!

EWLI members accepting our $2000 grant from the Fund for Women

EWLI members accepting our $2000 grant from the Fund for Women

Elmira Women's Leadership Initiative

The Elmira Women’s Leadership Initiative helps the women of Chemung County forge their own paths by providing education and community resources.

Elmira Women’s Leadership Initiative is a grassroots women’s group created through the Chemung County Poverty Reduction Coalition We believe that the way to improve the quality of life in our community is to create access and opportunity to engage and enhance women’s participation in local development. 

  • We hold scheduled workshops
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Educational Resources
  • Community Resources
  • Leadership Training
  • & More!

Last updated August 3, 2015