Executive Women International Donates $3,000 To Southern Adventist University

Monday, February 04, 2013
Executive Women International (EWI) of Chattanooga donated $3,000 to Southern Adventist University. Since chartering in 1987, EWI of Chattanooga has contributed more than $170,000 to scholarship donations at area schools. The scholarships are specifically designated for single mothers.

EWI of Chattanooga President Ani Yacoubian, of Yacoubian Tailors, says, "EWI representatives feel fortunate to have made a positive impact on their community through enriching the lives of local women.
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Connections, Careers and Community is the tagline of EWI, fulfilled through connection and promotion of member companies, career-enhancing professional development and community involvement. 


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