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WANDA Welcomed for Special Data for Good Cohort

WANDA Welcomed for Special Data for Good Cohort

UpMetrics and Applied Wisdom have joined to support a special cohort of nonprofit organizations to participate in a year-long cohort focused on leadership development and data to empower organizations with the knowledge and the tools to accelerate the impact of their...

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Welcome Cohort 15!

WANDA has recruited our 15th cohort of amazing single mothers. They kicked off their first class on September 10th online, and will begin a series of monthly classes focused on Financial Literacy, Career Advancement and Life Skills.

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San Francisco 49ers Training Camp

San Francisco 49ers Training Camp

Jessica (WANDA cohort 14) and her son A group of lucky WANDA moms attend the San Francisco 49ers Training Camp event on Monday, August 1st. WANDA is grateful for our multi-year partnership with the 49ers.

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Welcome Noelia Corzo!

Welcome Noelia Corzo!

Noelia Corzo is the newest addition to WANDA’s Governance Council. A graduate of cohort 8, Noelia is a working single mother, social worker, twice-elected San Mateo-Foster City School District Board Trustee, educator, equity advocate, and daughter of immigrants. In...

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Congratulations WANDA Graduates!

Congratulations WANDA Graduates!

On August 13th, the WANDA community of family, friends and founders gathered together in person for the first time in two years. We heard from Giselle Hale, Mayor of Redwood City, share stories about her struggles with poverty growing up and how her perseverance...

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WANDA Listens!

WANDA Listens!

In 2021, WANDA engaged with Listen4Good to better understand our client’s experience with the virtual program through session surveys. We learned that clients felt positively about their overall experience. They expressed satisfaction with the content of the classes...

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We did it! Thank you WANDA Donor Community. 

We did it! Thank you WANDA Donor Community. 

In 2021, WANDA was granted an amazing matching grant opportunity. We were given three years to raise $300,000 from our donor community. Thanks to our generous donors, we did it in 18 months! We are so grateful to the donors who invested in WANDA and helped us achieve...

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 Welcome, Jana Cain!

 Welcome, Jana Cain!

Jana is a self-described “doer” and strategist. As an Associate Director with the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Jana conducts industry research to connect with recruiters, alumni and other industry insiders to source career opportunities. Jana...

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Believing in Each Other and Ourselves!

Believing in Each Other and Ourselves!

Jackie Weiler, WANDA Alumna WANDA is a new grantee of the Palo Alto Community Fund (PACF). On June 6th, PACF held their COMMunity event to celebrate over 90 new grantees. As one of four organizations invited to speak, Alumna Jackie Weiler represented WANDA, sharing an...

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