Women of the World’s Founder and President, Samira Harnish, is excited to deliver her message of hope detailing the successes of our refugee neighbors and the programs of Women of the World that support them at the BYU Student for International Development Hunger Banquet on 16 March 2013 at 7 p.m. In her speech, [...]Continue Reading →
We made a lot of wonderful waves in the community and showed our support for battered women, by participating in the One Billion Rising Campaign.
1 in 3 women in the world (1 Billion women) will be physically or sexually assaulted… in the 21st century this is a travesty, we’ll never progress as a society if [...]Continue Reading →
This past month, I traveled and stayed for my first time in the third world. My wife and I visiting my stepdaughter, a Peace Corp volunteer, in Senegal.
It was an amazing, soulful trip into the unknown.
Independent of the reading or meditating I did in preparation, there was nothing [...]Continue Reading →
In a beautiful gesture to help the women served by WoW, our Education Coordinator gathered up some of her friends and designed a One Billion Rising event to support Women of the World. One Billion Rising Salt Lake City information can be found at http://obrslc.blogspot.com or on the Facebook at Continue Reading →
Women of the World’s founder and president, Samira Harnish, spoke tonight at the new Leonardo Museum in downtown Salt Lake City, during the program for the rededication of Salt Lake City’s commitment to human rights. Aside from Samira’s speech, the program contained the dedication of Salt Lake City’s commitment to Human [...]Continue Reading →
Women of the World celebrated its second year and more importantly, the clients’ continued success, with its annual Holiday Celebration Tea Party. Over one-hundred refugees braved the first snow of the season to join Women of the World directors, officers, and volunteers for food, tea, and a chance to celebrate the successes of the past [...]Continue Reading →
Women of the World is so happy to have participated in its second year of quilting with the Quilters Without Borders group. Each time we sit with these wonderful ladies, we learn a lot about quilting, life, and English. They are loving, giving, and accepting and take the extra time to explain quilting slowly and [...]Continue Reading →
IMFT Strategic Programs Group is joining with Women of the World for its Day of Service to teach job skills to refugee women looking for work in the Salt Lake City area.
When: Thursday 29 Nov
Time : 10am – 1pm
Where: Hser Ner Moo Center 479 East 2250 South, South Salt Lake [...]
Beautiful. Professional. Elegant. Amazing. Dazzling.
These are just a few of the words that came out of the mouths of the attendees of the Women of the World Refugee Fashion show on Friday night. Then Founder and Executive Director spoke and added one more word: COURAGE.Continue Reading →
Women of the World was featured in a Mother’s Day story in the Deseret News. Our founder Samira Harnish and longtime client Reja Modlam talked to Deseret News columnist Cathy Free about Women of the World. This year Women of the World is using [...]Continue Reading →
Support Refugee Women by Eating Pizza – 16 March
Women of the World is proud to present residents and visitors of Salt Lake City and Provo with the opportunity to eat pizza and support refugee women in Utah! California Pizza Kitchen has generously agreed to donate 20% of the proceeds from their sales all day [...]Continue Reading →
Women of the World’s Night is Opening Night – Thursday, 23 February 2012 7:30 PM.
Pygmalion Theatre Company presents “SEVEN,” by Seven Award-Winning Playwrights, February 3 – March 11, Black Box Theatre, Rose Wagner Center for the Performing Arts.
“Seven” is a soul-stirring documentary play in [...]Continue Reading →
“It is better to give than to receive.”
Women of the World was happy to connect the giving of the wonderful, caring, and charitable women of Salt Lake City with the needs of the refugee community. As part of its Refugee Casework, one of the databases that Women of the World has kept in its [...]Continue Reading →
Women of the World is proud to present the First Annual Refugee Fashion Show at the City and County Building in Salt Lake City, Utah. This event showcased the various fashions of the women and men from both the Middle East and various regions throughout Africa. Those at the event stood in awe and amazement [...]Continue Reading →
In order to start our women in the right direction in the United States, they need to be gainfully employeed. On Friday, 20 May 2011, with the help of the Department of Workforce Services, Women of the World conducted a workshop to prepare our members for the job hunting and interviewing process. As an incentive, [...]Continue Reading →
This Sunday not even a downpour could keep the Women of the World nonprofit organization from celebrating the gifts that each of us has received from our life-giver, the first person we fall in love with in the world — our mothers. We met in Salt Lake’s Sugarhouse Park near the lake and while it [...]Continue Reading →
Women of the World is pleased to market the wonderful, authentic African food products of Board of Directors member Cathy Tshilombo. Cathy presented her original hot sauce and chicken dish at the downtown Salt Lake City Caputo’s Marketplace. It certainly was a hit with all that tasted it!
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