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 Our Organization

  • Serve on our board or a board committee. Applications will be open soon!
  • Reach out to your alma mater to ensure students and faculty are aware of EmpowHER
  • Volunteer to support special projects throughout the year

Volunteer for 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) and events throughout each summer.
  • 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 DC.  Our needs include:

  • Locations to host events including meetings with EmpowHER participants
  • Food and drinks
  • Stationary
  • 1 social event per week for 8 weeks this summer
  • Paper products (plates/cups/napkins)
  • Transportation: Metro/Uber/Lyft for EmpowHER participants
  • Welcome gifts for EmpowHER participants