Northwest Indiana Influential Women Association

NWIIWA is the leading group in our region for the professional development of women and their careers. Our mission focuses on providing opportunities for professional growth through networking, leadership support, and education in a variety of industries. Together, we support the continuing advancement of women by bringing together the region’s most successful professionals in all areas of business, industry, and community service.

About

Our Mission

NWIIWA is the leading group in our region for the professional development of women and their careers. Our mission focuses on providing opportunities for professional growth through networking, leadership support, and education in a variety of industries. Together, we support the continuing advancement of women by bringing together the region’s most successful professionals in all areas of business, industry, and community service.

Benefits of Membership for NWIIWA

NWIIWA is the leading association in Northwest Indiana committed to the professional development of women. There are other niche organizations in the region that conduct similar effort, but no overall group bridges the gap between companies—until now.

Being a NWIIWA members means:

  • Being part of an active organization centered around engagement, not attendance. Don’t meet for frequent, stuffy meetings!
  • Making meaningful connections that can further careers.
  • Laying the groundwork for personal and professional growth for members, associates, companies, and the community!
  • Building a network of peers and mentors that can support your growth and lend insight.
  • Benefiting from collaborative events and connections with other members.
  • Sharing best practices.
  • Discovering new educational avenues.
  • Enjoying multiple networking opportunities.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Diversification
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Emotional Well-being Support
  • Employee Development
  • Industry
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives
  • Workforce Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Business Degree Program

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • Small Business/General

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Women's Business Issues

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training

Training

  • Home-Based Business Training
Primary Contact
Stephanie Vandiver
Address
1255 Erie Court
Crown Point, IN 46307
Phone
(219) 226-0300