"To inspire women from all walks of life to gain the confidence and skills they need to reach their individual potential. We will accomplish our mission to empower and encourage women by shaping and supporting programs that foster education, career development, strong self-esteem, and personal growth. FFAWN will initially focus its efforts in Yonkers and surrounding communities in Westchester County and then expand its scope to include the Greater New York area and, eventually, the entire country. Our Vision To become the go-to organization for women’s resources, providing a network of support that allows women from all backgrounds to become confident and informed in all aspects of their daily personal and professional lives. Founding Principles FFAWN is a public foundation supported by its founders, Board of Directors, philanthropic partners, corporate sponsors and members of the community The Foundation For the Advancement of Women Now ( FFAWN ) aims to help all women gain the confidence and skills they need to reach their full individual potential. "