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The Business Women's Giving Circle brings together successful women who want to have an impact on the women and girls in their community.  Launched in 2014 by the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia, the Business Women's Giving Circle supports programs and organizations that promote innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership and inventive opportunities for girls and young women.

Join us at our next Event

Building a Powerful Personal Brand
Your personal brand is your biggest competitive differentiator! It is precisely what sets you apart in an sea of “also’s.” Come and learn all about how to build and live your own powerful personal brand in this interactive workshop presented by renowned author, speaker and brand guru, Melissa Levin.

Guest Speaker: Marissa Levin, CEO, Successful Culture

A 20-year entrepreneur, speaker and globally recognized business leader, Marissa’s lifetime legacy is to educate, equip and empower 100 million entrepreneurs and leaders worldwide to reach their greatest personal and organizational potential. 

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce
7900 Westpark Drive a550
Tysons, VA 22102

This meeting is open to current and prospective members of the BWGC.


The Business Women's Giving Circle's 2015-2016 Grantees Announced!

$40,000 in grants were awarded to schools and nonprofit organizations that provide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Entrepreneurship and/or Leadership programs to girls!

See the Second Annual Grantees

BWGC - for webView a slideshow of photos from Business Women's Giving Circle events.BWGC members are accomplished leaders drawn together by a passion to empower girls and women of all ages through philanthropy in the Northern Virginia region.  They also enjoy making professional and personal connections with other giving circle members from many industries and diverse backgrounds.

We invite you to join us!

...If you want to make a difference in the life of another woman or girl,

...If you want to meet passionate, dynamic and caring women like yourself,

...If you want to leave a lasting legacy,

Then, we would love for you to be a part of the Business Women's Giving Circle.  Join NOW!

What We Have Accomplished

In our first two years, we have awarded $80,000 to organizations offering exciting opportunities in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Leadership and Entrepreneurship to girls in Northern Virginia. We are delighted that our funding serves hundreds of girls through these worthwhile 2014 and 2015 grantees.

For more information about the Business Women's Giving Circle, please contact Sari Raskin at (703) 879-7641 or

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