Wāhine Freelance Alliance

Cultivating Freelancers to Transform Work and Self Employment

Our Mission

Wāhine Freelance Alliance is a supportive network of Wāhine Freelancers who aim to create for collective well being and economic prosperity through transforming work and employment. We seek agency through self employment pathways that appreciate, enhance, and utilize those talents that are uniquely wāhine that we bring to all industries we serve. We believe that through advocating for equity and equal pay we can build economic stability and well being to Hawaiʻi’s Wāhine Freelance Workforce.

WordPress & Digital Freelancer Academy

Aims to empower wāhine by providing a pathway for remote work and freelancing opportunities by providing introductory coursework in WordPress, web development, web design, and content creation for digital platforms.

This academy provides the coursework, network, and institutional knowledge to confidently explore freelancing as a career pathway.

We selected our cohort for Spring 2022! Please check back or consider joining our newsletter for future updates!


  • February 3 – March 3
    Application Open
  • March 10
    Applicants Notified
  • March 29
    Academy Orientation
  • April 1 – June 10
    WWDA Academy

Stay Tuned for updates from The Wāhine WordPress and Digital Freelancer Academy 2022!

Our Responsive Solution to Pandemic Proof Wāhine Opportunities

We see freelancing as a viable & desirable economic opportunity that can provide fiscal stability, safety, and well-being for wāhine in a Covid-19-influenced economy.

Wāhine Freelance Alliance is a result & responsive solution for wāhine (trans and cis and non-binary individuals), including mothers finding, navigating, and shifting their lives that have been upended by Covid-19. Our mission includes the development of a strong network of Wāhine Freelancers and building the networks, business infrastructures and policies so that wāhine can prosper and secure economic growth as freelancers. Furthermore, the alliance advocate for equal pay, provide freelancer finance education, and the form the business partnerships necessary to fully realize, market, and match the talents of Hawaiʻi’s wāhine freelancers to succeed in this career pathway in pandemic-influenced labor market.

Made possible through the Generosity of the Women’s Fund of Hawaiʻi & support from the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement

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