The Hispanic Professional Women’s Association is a non-profit organization established May 1990 in the Tampa Bay area to enhance the image of professional Hispanic women and to promote education for Hispanic women that will foster professional and personal growth.
In keeping with this purpose, we provide scholarships and mentoring to young Hispanic women who demonstrate academic excellence, have financial need, and wish to pursue a college education.
On April 23, 2010, The Honorable Mayor Pam Iorio, proclaimed “Hispanic Professional Women’s Association Day” in Tampa, FL, in recognition of HPWA's 20 years in the Tampa Bay community.
The Hispanic Professional Women's Association is an organization that provides opportunities for professional and personal development, nurturing relationships and giving back through mentoring and scholarships.
HPWA's mission is to enhance the image of professional Hispanic women by creating opportunities to share knowledge and promote the value of higher education.
1. Develop educational opportunities for Hispanic women that foster professional and personal growth.
2. Provice financial scholarships to qualified female Hispanic students in the Tampa Bay area.
3. Provide mentoring and leadership to young Hispanic students in the Tampa Bay area.