AWE Ventures Founders Support Valuable Women-Led Enterprises in Philadelphia
The Celebration of Founders, held at Philadelphia's own Benjamin's Desk, was an exciting evening for women-led companies and investors in the Philadelphia region. AWE Ventures Powered by Ben Franklin is pleased to have its Founders list include Penn Mutual, PACT, Benjamin's Desk, Safeguard Scientifics, and Charisse Lillie. In just four months, AWE Ventures has engaged the community and raised over $100,000 to be matched dollar for dollar by Ben Franklin.  More

InnovateHER 2016:  Innovating for Women Business Challenge
The Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), in conjunction with the University City Science Center, Robin Hood Ventures, Techgirlz and Colliders Accelerator, hosted the Philadelphia Region InnovateHER Competition at World Cafe Live on November 16.  AWE is pleased to announce that ROAR for Good, an AWE Ventures funded company, was the winning company and will represent the Philadelphia Region at the InnovateHER Finals.  More

The Benefits of Membership

Our membership is diverse, making AWE an ideal place to combine knowledge, skill, and experience to support our community of women entrepreneurs and business leaders.

By joining AWE, you'll become part of a supportive community that focuses on education, networking, and mentoring. It's the greater-Philadelphia region's unique organization specifically for women who are leaders of and investors in growing businesses.

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Our Mission

Founded in 1996, the Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) is the Mid-Atlantic region's largest organization dedicated to fostering high-growth businesses founded or led by women.  Through its educational and networking events, AWE fosters relationships within the entrepreneurial community to identify, cultivate, and inspire women entrepreneurs.  We are proud of our members, many of whom have founded and led innovative ventures that have resulted in significant return on capital for investors.

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