Adrienne (Addy) Cleverly, New Development Coordinator, Women’s Economic Ventures

 Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) is pleased to announce Adrienne (Addy) Cleverly as a new Development Coordinator.

Cleverly brings to WEV a background in marketing and public relations for an array of organizations, including small businesses and international nonprofits. As Development Coordinator, Cleverly will focus on donor relations and community engagement in Ventura County.

Cleverly earned her Bachelor’s in Communication magna cum laude, and a minor in Business Management from Cal State University, Channel Islands.  With a desire to address chronic poverty closer to its roots, Cleverly completed a Certificate in Social Business and Microfinance at the California Institute for Social Business at CSU Channel Islands. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, running and doing yoga.

About Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV)

WEV is dedicated to creating an equitable and just society through the economic empowerment of women. Since 1991, WEV has been providing a continuum of comprehensive services – training, consulting and loans – to help entrepreneurs start grow and thrive in business. WEV’s service area includes Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, with offices in Santa Barbara, Ventura and Santa Maria. WEV provides start-up and expansion loans of up to $50,000 to pre-bankable microenterprises. For more information, visit WEV’s Web site at


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