News & Updates

A Message From CEO Ashley Brown Regarding COVID-19

2020-03-20T20:41:37+00:00

Dear WRC Community, This is truly an unprecedented time and we know that individuals in our community will need our help more than ever. In order to keep our staff, volunteers and clients healthy and safe, we have set up the framework to offer remote programming for our clients. These programs include: Resource Advising Mental Health Counseling

A Message From CEO Ashley Brown Regarding COVID-192020-03-20T20:41:37+00:00

Is Workplace Equality the Economy’s Hidden Engine?

2020-03-04T22:50:20+00:00

Article by: Graduate School of Stanford Business In a song from 1989, Laurie Anderson interrupts herself partway through to give a mini-lecture on wage parity between men and women. For every dollar that a man makes, she explains, a woman makes 63 cents. A half-century earlier, that figure was 62 cents. “So, with that

Is Workplace Equality the Economy’s Hidden Engine?2020-03-04T22:50:20+00:00

The Women’s Resource Center Announces 2020 Spring Legacy Wonder Women

2020-03-02T20:11:49+00:00

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is dedicated to our mission, to educate, engage, enrich and empower women of all generations. One way we empower women is through our Wonder Woman recognition, where we honor female leaders within our local community who have made outstanding contributions in volunteer and/or professional activities in the areas of

The Women’s Resource Center Announces 2020 Spring Legacy Wonder Women2020-03-02T20:11:49+00:00

I’m calling for a revolution…COME CATCH THE FIFTH WAVE By Laura Mattia, Ph.D., MBA, CFP®

2020-03-02T22:28:24+00:00

Growing up, my parents had strong opinions around money and equality.  They told me: money was unimportant, boring and evil people who work with money are greedy and not talented For me to become equal, I had to wait for the government or my employer to make me equal – my equality

I’m calling for a revolution…COME CATCH THE FIFTH WAVE By Laura Mattia, Ph.D., MBA, CFP®2020-03-02T22:28:24+00:00

Rounding out your skills to succeed in today’s workplace by Lori Gentile

2020-02-26T20:22:15+00:00

According to the University of Cambridge, one of the five key challenges that young people face today is the high demand for skilled people who can think creatively, work collaboratively, take responsibility, and handle uncertainty and challenge. I would argue that this is also one of the key challenges for employers and anyone

Rounding out your skills to succeed in today’s workplace by Lori Gentile2020-02-26T20:22:15+00:00

The Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust Matching Challenge

2020-02-07T17:01:54+00:00

I wanted to reach out to you directly, to let you know about a matching opportunity happening right now.....but it’s going fast. The Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust announced a $500,000 matching challenge for nonprofit agencies in the Suncoast Area, including the Women's Resource Center. The Trust will match dollar for dollar donations made

The Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust Matching Challenge2020-02-07T17:01:54+00:00

Women’s Resource Center Introduces New ‘Career Connections’ Initiative

2020-01-23T22:56:55+00:00

Article by: Herald Tribune Women’s Resource Center is launching a monthly information session called Career Connections to connect women to quality job openings and funded educational opportunities in the community. Local employers are partnering with WRC not only to recruit for their open positions but also to help participants learn about the career paths available

Women’s Resource Center Introduces New ‘Career Connections’ Initiative2020-01-23T22:56:55+00:00

National Mentor Month: Helping Women Navigate the Path to Empowerment

2020-02-07T16:54:25+00:00

When you listen, you give one a sense of importance, hope, and love that he or she may not receive any other way.  Through listening, we nurture and validate the feelings one has, especially when he or she experiences difficulties in life.                                                                                          ― H. Norman Wright Kim is the

National Mentor Month: Helping Women Navigate the Path to Empowerment2020-02-07T16:54:25+00:00

2020 Self-Care Challenge

2020-01-07T22:14:18+00:00

Maintaining a healthy relationship and self-care routine with yourself is absolutely necessary for your overall health and well-being. Many times, we get so caught up in our busy lives, we tend to slip up on our normal self-care routines. It is important to realize that self-care is a necessity! When you have a consistent

2020 Self-Care Challenge2020-01-07T22:14:18+00:00

Congratulations to Our Insurance Program Graduates!

2019-12-20T17:15:45+00:00

To meet the high demand in the insurance industry CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and the Women’s Resource Center partnered with State College of Florida (SCF) to offer a three-week Customer Service Representative 4-40 License training at the Women’s Resource Center in Sarasota. With an Insurance Customer Service Representative License, individuals can earn an average starting

Congratulations to Our Insurance Program Graduates!2019-12-20T17:15:45+00:00