Aqua Foundation for Women - Aqua Foundation

Scholar Focus

Each year Aqua sponsors your LGBTQ women who are pursuing a degree – bachelors, masters, doctorate and more. We not only help pay for their education, we support them in their leadership training. Each scholar is paired with a mentor, and they meet quarterly as a group in a workshop environment. This year we have 10 scholars and mentors.

Cathy Ng

Doctorate of Medicine ​ Florida International University

Afton Seeley

Doctorate in Environmental Exercise Physiology – University of Miami

Pamela Lopez

Master of Global Affairs, Global Studies and National Security Florida International University​

About Aqua

The mission of Aqua Foundation for Women is to serve and support the lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community in South Florida through grants, scholarships, and initiatives.

Mission

The mission of Aqua Foundation for Women is to serve and support the lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community in South Florida through grants, scholarships, and initiatives.

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Support

Aqua is an organization of volunteers. We only have two paid staff members as we want to maximize individual and corporate donations to support our programming.

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Resources

Learn about South Florida and National organization available to LGBTQ women. We can refer you leaders in adoption, advocacy, law, culture and more.

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History

Aqua was the brainchild of Alicia Apfel based on her belief that South Florida needed an organization for and by LGBTQ women. Alison Burgos, the founder of Aqua Girl [a women’s festival fundraiser], had already been donating the proceeds…

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