Explore our volunteer initiatives
High Water Women (HWW) was founded by senior women from the hedge fund and investment communities to connect professionals with high-touch volunteer opportunities. We deploy more than 3,500 volunteers to dozens of nonprofits, schools and public agencies providing thousands of service hours each year.
HWW’s programs include Financial Literacy Education for low-income women and youth, an annual Backpack Drive, and an annual symposium on investing for impact. In addition, HWW volunteers help our nonprofit partners conduct career days and job-search workshops, and mentor at-risk women and youth.
Financial Literacy Education
Investing for Impact
More Volunteer Opportunities
HWW relies on a community of caring
Individuals, corporate and foundation supporters help to make our work possible
Volunteer and student participants
"Working with the kids was very fulfilling…I feel I have found volunteer work I love.”
"This program was great!"
"I learned a lot of things that will help me make better money decisions in the future."
"I really enjoy it and feel it makes a difference."
Backpack Drive program
"Thanks to High Water Women once again for the amazing Backpack Drive that you do each year. Including Iris House means that dozens of children will have a fresh start for the school year, and we greatly appreciate the opportunity to help them. One of the young girls put it on immediately upon receiving it and wouldn’t take it off or let it touch the ground — that’s dedication, particularly at a family picnic where everyone is running around playing."
Investing for Impact Symposium
“It wasn’t just the content that was great. This event had soul.”
“I do this for a living …and this is the best I’ve ever been to. Just let me know how we can help next year.”
“Better than Davos”