Alliances & Connections

In order to strengthen our commitment to the empowerment of women, the FWA has formed deep rooted partnerships with a number of other dynamic organizations.

Our Representatives

ION — FWA Representative


The FWA of New York, Inc. is a founding member of the InterOrganization Network.

The FWA is also a member of ION. ION was formed in 2004 and the InterOrganizationNetwork (ION) consists of 16 regional organizations in the United States, representing more than 10,000 women in business across a wide range of industries. Through ION, these women combine their energies in advocating the advancement of women to positions of power in the business world, especially to boards of directors and executive suites.

In collaboration, these organizations publish The FWA 100. To read the full report, click here.


NYWA — FWA Representative

New York Women's Agenda

The New York Women’s Agenda is a powerful coalition of diverse women’s organizations which was founded in 1992 by the late NYC icon Elinor Guggenheimer. The NYWA’s purpose is to bring together women’s organizations under one umbrella, to speak in one voice, to raise awareness in political, economic and cultural circles, and to improve the lives of women and their families.



>Diana Merenda NYWIB Rep

Alana McNichol NYWIB Rep

Co-Representatives Diana Merenda and Alana McNichol

The brainchild of SCORE NYC, NYWIB is a coalition of organizations committed to supporting women’s business initiatives. Member organizations are the Financial Women’s Association of New York, We NYC, NAWBO NYC, What Now What Next, NY Women in Communications, and Townsquared.  Offering a supportive community for learning and cross-fertilization of ideas with peers across diverse industries, as well as an opportunity to shop for business services from selected exhibitors, is NYWIB’s mission.




Janet Zagorin

Janet Zagorin    TIAW Rep

TIAW’s mission is to connect leading women’s organizations worldwide to leverage their reach and resources, creating a global community of economically empowered women.

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