About Aqua Foundation
Since 2004, AQUA Foundation for Women has been proud to be BY and FOR South Florida’s LGBTQ+ Women, who we believe are the experts on our own lives and needs. As an inclusive nonprofit organization, AQUA embraces all who feel aligned with AQUA’s mission and vision, regardless of their gender identity, presentation, or expression, and proudly welcomes our gender-diverse, transgender, and intersex siblings.
To support the Education, Wellbeing, and Community of South Florida’s LGBTQ+ Women.
A world in which LGBTQ+ Women are equally represented in all aspects of public life and enjoy equal access to all human rights.
Inclusivity, Anti-Racism, Accountability
Our Focus Areas
Education & Leadership, Health & Wellbeing, and Collaboration & Community-Building
“Being an Aqua Scholar means much more than receiving a scholarship, though the funding is necessary and life-changing for students. Being an Aqua Scholar means gaining intimate access to phenomenal and impactful servant leaders from whom we can learn much about creating change and fostering community.”
Brittney R. Davis, Ph.D. Candidate, Community Well-Being Program | University of Miami
“Being an AQUA scholar provided me family and networking I never knew I needed. It was an opportunity to grow not only more connected but also more confident in my own place in the world.”
Dr. Afton Seeley, UM Graduate, Aqua Scholar 2019-2020
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