Executive Women of the Palm Beaches Foundation, Inc.(EWPBF) was founded by senior professional and executive women in Palm Beach County, Florida, to support and advance women in business and community leadership. Today, EWPBF’s membership includes leaders in arts & culture, banking, business, construction, education, finance, government, healthcare, law, marketing, non-profit management, publishing, real estate, utilities, and many other business endeavors in Palm Beach County.
EWPBF is dedicated to inspiring women personally and professionally for the betterment of business and our community.
EWPBF strives to further the interests of and opportunities for executive and professional women to excel by providing opportunities for networking and collaboration, educational programs that address timely issues, mentorship, and the development of leadership and advocacy skills. In addition, our membership offers professional and volunteer expertise to numerous nonprofit organizations in our area.
A significant fundraising event for our organization is the annual Cynthia Allen Gracey Women In Leadership Awards (WILA) Luncheon, the first event of its kind in Palm Beach County to recognize the leadership accomplishments of women in the public, private, volunteer and nonprofit sectors. This fundraising luncheon, now in its 37th year, honors exemplary women who have demonstrated extraordinary achievements and leadership in our community. Each year, proceeds from the annual WILA Luncheon benefit girls and women in Palm Beach County through college scholarships as well as the Lois Kwasman Program for Community Impact which provides grant funding for critical programs that change the lives of children, teens and young adults.
Since 1982, the Executive Women of the Palm Beaches Foundation, Inc., has contributed to the growing status of and opportunities for girls and women in Palm Beach County. Our organization has awarded over 200 scholarships to deserving young women and 17 significant grants to local nonprofit programs. We are proud to say this has had a meaningful impact in the lives of residents in Palm Beach County.
For more information on Executive Women of the Palm Beaches Foundation, Inc., please call our office at 561-868-7070.
“Empowering women to succeed and lead.”
“To be the voice that inspires integrity, equality and leadership in the workplace and our community.”