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Get Involved

Find local volunteer opportunities with Women of the World.

Volunteer

Give

Your gifts make a profound, measurable impact for refugee women.

Donate

Speak Out

You can help spread the word about Women of the World’s work.

Advocate

Our Mission

Empowering women from all nations to achieve independence, economic success, and a voice in the community.

Meet the Women of the World

Women of the World provides hope, support, supplies, education, and community to hundreds of women refugees and their families. Read our ladies’ Stories of Courage and consider how you can support a refugee family in Salt Lake City today.

supporting refugee women like Kaltum

Kaltum Mohammad

 

Kaltum exudes the spice of life. She is an entrepreneur who will succeed because of both her craft and her care. Every person Kaltum meets is left with a smile.

supporting refugee women like Mu Say

Mu Say

When Mu Say's family arrived in SLC they were the only Karen Burmese people here. It did not take her long to build community. Her shyness hides her fierceness & intelligence.

supporting refugee women like Bibi

Zaina Kaboi

Count on being hugged mercilessly by this caring Congolese woman that we all call "Bibi" or Grandmother. Her compassion is limitless, and she will always leave you with a smile.

How Women of the World Works

Samira Harnish explains her passion behind helping refugee women succeed in America. Hear from volunteers and program participants why Women of the World has made a lifetime of difference for them.

Case Worker Hours Spent With Clients

Practical English Program Students (2015)

Volunteer Hours Spent with Clients

WoW Clients' New Jobs Started (2015)

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The WoW podcast team: Samira, Mary, Saida, Christine, and Abby

Saida Dahir: If I’m Silent, Hate Wins

Then it was Saida’s turn to speak. A sixteen-year-old refugee from Somalia who spent the first three years of her life in a Kenyan refugee camp, Saida escaped the turmoil and destruction in her native land to make a home in Utah with her family. Wearing a big smile, a black hijab with white stripes, and a “Black Lives Matter” sweatshirt, she strode confidently to the microphone.
“I’m black, I’m Muslim, I am all these stereotypes. I’m a woman. My whole identity has been under attack.”

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Kaltum: “Mother of All” Offers Sudanese Sustenance to Salt Lake

Kaltum, a refugee from Sudan who arrived in Salt Lake City in 2013, took her love of cooking and turned it into a new business: “Mother of All” catering.

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WoW Loves Utah, Gives in Utah

WoW loves Utah, gives in Utah! We celebrate our central piece of the Rocky Mountain region, a union of the quite of outdoors entertainment and the rush of entrepreneurial growth. Our ladies are made to feel at home and know they have opportunities in Utah, so please give generously to our LUGU campaign this Thursday, 30 March.

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