|The AWC Matrix Foundation
The mission of the AWC Matrix Foundation, founded in 1997, is to promote the advancement of women in the communications profession by providing funds for education, research and publications. It carries out its educational and charitable goals in cooperation with the Association for Women in Communications.
Three Matrix Foundation initiatives are:
- Professional Certification Program recognizes excellence in all areas of communications; provides an opportunity to demonstrate communication and management skills and enhance employment/client potential.
- Edith Wortman First Amendment Award honors professional communicators for their efforts relating to First Amendment issues.
- Barbara Erickson Scholarship Fund gives college students an opportunity to meet and mingle with professional communicators by funding attendance at the AWC National Professional Conference.
Learn more. (http://www.matrixfoundation.us/)