What is EWI?
EWI is the premier organization for networking and leadership development for today’s business professionals and their firms. It is an association of key women working with their executives to promote their firms and improve their community. The San Antonio Chapter has 53 Member Firms and 70 Representatives, and our numbers are growing!
Who are Member Firms and Representatives?
“Member firms” is our term to refer to the businesses who are members of our organization. Our meetings, conferences and board positions are comprised of their individual “representatives.” To review a list of our member firms, please click the header “About,” and go to the “Member Firm” drop-down.
How long has EWI of San Antonio been in existence?
EWI of San Antonio celebrated its 60th anniversary in February 2018. We are one of 75 Chapters within the EWI corporate organization, which was established in California in 1938.
What are the benefits of joining EWI?
Simply put, the benefits are “connections, careers and community.” EWI brings together key individuals from diverse businesses for the purpose of promoting member firms, enhancing personal and professional development and encouraging community involvement.
How does EWI help the community?
EWI of San Antonio participates in two EWI scholarship programs, an annual Reading Rally, and many other philanthropic endeavors.
The San Antonio Chapter awards a total of $24,500.00 through the Executive Women International Scholarship Program (EWISP) for High School Juniors, and the ASIST Scholarship program for adult students in scholastic transition. The first place local winners of the EWISP and ASIST scholarships will also be submitted to the EWI Corporate scholarship competition, for the opportunity to win additional monies.
The Reading Rally is held annually in connection with a local school or youth organization.
When are the EWI San Antonio Chapter meetings?
Chapter membership meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month at different venues. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner and a program following at 6:15 p.m. Member firms are asked to be represented at a minimum of seven meetings per year.
What are the dues to join EWI?
There is a one time admission fee of $100.00, which is divided between the Chapter and the Corporate office. In addition to the one time fee, annual dues assessments are as follows:
|Total:||$325.00 per year|
How do I join EWI?
Please contact our Chapter Membership Director at [email protected] or our Chapter President at [email protected] for information on how to join. Although our membership is by “invitation only,” we would love to give you additional information and invite you to visit one of our upcoming Chapter meetings.