The Emergency Management Professional Organization for Women's Enrichment (EMPOWER) is the emergency management organization dedicated to advancing women's careers in emergency management. We started this national non profit in 2005 with the mission to help women advance their careers through networking, education, mentoring, and communication among women in emergency management.

Enriching emergency management, one woman at a time.


EMPOWER Associates can attend networking and other EMPOWER events at no cost, as a benefit of your membership contribution.

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The EMPOWER Mission: To help women advance their careers through networking, mentoring, and promoting educational opportunities in Emergency Management.


The EMPOWER Vision: To create opportunities for women to empower themselves in Emergency Management.                                                        

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Major General (Ret.) Martha T. Rainville, Assistant Administrator for National Continuity Programs at FEMA spoke to EMPOWER members at a Women's History Month EMPOWER networking event. She is a former Assistant Administrator for FEMA National Continuity Programs, and the first woman in the history of the National Guard to serve as a State Adjutant General.

Join us and empower your emergency management career!





EMPOWER Career Center A job site that allows organizations to post job listings and Associates to search and post resumes.


Searchable Directory/Contact Center Find and contact other EMPOWER Associates located near you, in a specific organization, or with specific experience or expertise to network with, ask questions, or get mentoring!


EMPOWER Programs Tailored to our Associates - AEM/CEM Study Circle, EMPOWER Coffee Hour, Monthly Educational Webinars, and more!


Event Calendar - A comprehensive calendar detailing events, deadlines, and more...



Contact us at


EMPOWER, Inc. PO Box 10803 McLean, VA 22102

a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization    

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