Women Leaders Creating an Impact in Delaware Communities

January 30, 2013

In recognition of National Mentoring Month, United Way of Delaware (UWD) announces the expansion of the Muriel E Gilman Women in Action Mentoring Program.

“We’re very pleased with the impact of the first community of Women in Action, and we’d like to continue their work and expand the community to include 40 more women leaders in 2013,” said Michelle A. Taylor, President and Chief Executive Officer of UWD.

WIA is the only statewide mentoring program for adult women in Delaware. It offers a unique mentoring experience for aspiring women leaders to take action to make a difference in their communities. The program was inspired by Muriel E. Gilman, had a distinguished career at UWD and was a long-time volunteer, mentor and community advocate in Delaware.

"The Women in Action Mentoring Program has been a great opportunity for me to exchange ideas and experiences and build great relationships with an outstanding cohort group of professional women from all walks of life and professions,” remarked Lisa Lynch, a Women in Action program mentor NIke Air Max Cheap.

“We hope to continue Muriel Gilman’s legacy of empowering women through this mentoring program,” said Taylor

The Women in Action mentoring program is focused on preparing women for leadership roles in community service, advocacy and volunteerism, and includes women from the public, private or nonprofit sectors. The program is by application only and is open to any woman in Delaware who wants to create an impact in her community. For more information or to sign up, click here!


About United Way of Delaware
United Way of Delaware’s mission is to maximize the community’s resources to improve the quality of life for all Delawareans. UWD is implementing Live United 2015, a five-year strategy to achieve long-lasting, measurable improvements throughout the state in the areas of Education, Income and Health.gucci replica UWD works collaboratively with business, labor, government, nonprofit organizations, academic groups, faith groups, community organizations, concerned citizens and others to effect positive, long-lasting solutions. For more information, to make a contribution or to volunteer, please visit www.uwde.org or call (302) 573-3700.