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Empowered Women International Accepting Applications for Entrepreneur Fellowship Program

Empowered Women International, a non-profit that aims to cultivate economic and social empowerment for talented, high potential and multi-cultural women, is accepting applications to its year-long entrepreneur fellowship, which starts in March.

The fellowship program includes one-on-one mentoring with local business leaders, access to markets and capital, and highly individualized support services that help women create new livelihoods. The fellowship is comprised of the three-month Entrepreneur Training for Success course, the six-month Grow My Business program and Entrepreneur Business Clinics.

The location for the class is yet to be determined, but Empowered Women International, located at 320 S. Henry St., Alexandria, is accepting applications through the end of February. There is no application fee and scholarships and funding are available for the fellowship. For more information, visit, e-mail or call 571-312-4781.