WOMEN HELPING WOMEN: WHO WE ARE ....
Women Helping Women was founded in 2004 to promote the vitality of women
business owners and to shed light on the various types of industry right here in the
Winchester, Massachusetts community. Whether from store front, office or home,
there are hundreds of strong, successful women who serve as invaluable resources to
Winchester and surrounding towns.
By partnering with the Winchester Chamber of Commerce, we share the common
goal of advancing and strengthening the economic, professional, cultural, and civic
welfare of the Town of Winchester, which is an affluent community north of Boston.
WHW started as an experiment by throwing an event which featured a fashion show
accompanied by a business expo to highlight women in business in the community.
To our delight, 150 women showed up for the event. Since that initial gathering in
2004, we have become the “must attend girls night out” of the spring season in the
Boston area attracting a sell-out crowd of 650 women! We have featured everything
from game shows to extreme makeovers; talent shows to a take-off of Project
Runway. These large events have been the single largest fundraiser for the Winchester
Chamber of Commerce.
While our organization focuses on raising money to give back to the community by
supporting the Chamber of Commerce, we are equally committed to maintaining
networking opportunities for women in business throughout the year. We run smaller
networking programs that are designed to attract both those already established in
business as well as those looking to re-enter the workforce. We have run events
featuring speed networking evenings, keynote speakers, and shopping nights to
promote the local retailers, just to name a few. While these events are more focused
and on a smaller scale, the energy and good will created from these experiences is
The mission of WHW is to provide a relaxed, entertaining, unique environment in
which women can network with each other and comfortably promote themselves.
We are an inclusive group who thrives on supporting each other and collaboratively
helping each other reach our individual goals.
As we always say: it’s limitless what you can accomplish when you gather a bunch of
strong, successful, motivated women in one room!