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Region offers robust resources for businesswomen

Region offers robust resources for businesswomen

Whether you’re a woman looking to return to the workforce, enter the workforce for the first time or start a business from scratch, the Pikes Peak region is brimming with success stories and support. “We’ve definitely seen a steady flow,” said Melissa Marts, executive director of the Women’s Resource Agency. “We serve 1,200 women and… Continue Reading Region offers robust resources for businesswomen

New county employment programs aimed at women, girls

The Women’s Resource Agency announced this week two new programs designed to benefit women and girls in the Pikes Peak region. First, WRA’s restructured “Career Dynamics” program will help and support women to find work through a structured, step-by-step, strengths-based and holistic approach. Second, the new “InterCept at Work” program is a quarterly, four-hour Saturday… Continue Reading New county employment programs aimed at women, girls

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The Women’s Resource Agency is no longer going to affiliate with the national Dress for Success program. Instead, the local group is establishing its own program, Suit Up for Success. The program will work much the same way: WRA will offer free interview and employment attire under its new name. “It is with continued support… Continue Reading Women’s Resource Agency ditches Dress for Success, starts new program

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Colorado women still earn only 77 cents for every dollar their male counterparts earn, according to the Women’s Resource Agency. The nonprofit is hoping to assist women in getting ahead in the workforce through its Equal Pay Day Rally and Suit Drive  that will benefit its Dress for Success program. The event is scheduled for… Continue Reading Women’s Resource Agency planning “Equal Pay Rally”

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The Women’s Resource Agency has been awarded a $50,000 contract from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment to expand its outreach to women in the El Paso County penal system. For more than a year, WRA has been offering services to jail inmates and women in community correction programs. The contract will enable WRA to expand its… Continue Reading Women’s Resource Agency lands $50,000 DOL contract

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WRA wins $100,000 grant

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Women’s Resource Agency in Colorado Springs has won a grant for $100, 000 from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. The women’s agency will use the money to expand its El Paso County penal system program that offers services to female jail inmates. For nearly 40 years, the nonprofit agency has helped “women of… Continue Reading WRA wins $100,000 grant

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Kevin Kratt of Kratt Commercial Real Estate said during December that he expected the first stores at University Village Colorado to open during the third quarter of 2009. Right on schedule, Smashburger, a Denver-based restaurant chain, will offer customers a sneak peak on Oct. 27, and open for business the next day. At the same… Continue Reading University Village almost ready to welcome shoppers

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