The Economic Empowerment Center, Inc., a non-profit organization in Northeast Florida dedicated to providing financial education. The Center was founded by Dr. April Murdaugh to provide financial literacy programs for residents of Clay County and outlying areas. The Center provides financial education programs for women, couples, churches, and employees of profit, and non-profit companies in Northeast Florida. These events aim to educate and empower participants to take control of their financial future. She has provided these seminars since 2004.
The Center's founder Dr. Murdaugh, has a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science, a Master of Science in Management Science, and will receive an Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership in June 2016. Her commitment to financial education is evident in her dissertation topic: The Financial Literacy and Financial Self-Efficacy of Undergraduate Minority versus Non-Minority Students.