Empowering Forcibly Displaced Women
A trusted service and capacity-building organization for refugee, asylee, and immigrant women and girls.
Women of the World helps clients achieve self-reliance, economic success, and a voice in the community through customized service, economic empowerment, and community development.
Donating to Women of the World empowers self-reliance in forcibly displaced women, building communities that are economically robust and vibrant.
Local and International Recognition
Annual Fashion Show featured on PBS Utah's "This is Utah"
This video captures the intelligence and effort of each of the women involved with Women of the World’s Fashion Show, it shows the vast diversity and beauty of the cultures that make up the community of forcibly displaced women, and it profiles the hope of our new neighbors working toward their dreams.
UNHCR's 2018 Americas Nansen Award Winner
In October 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland, Samira Harnish recently was awarded the UNHCR’s highest honor for refugee service. The Nansen Award is awarded each year by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and highlights the efforts Women of the World has made in resettling refugees in Salt Lake City.
Voices of Our Ladies
Women of the World truly inspires me to help women from Africa to get their education. I feel like WoW embodies a quote from Serena Williams that says, ‘The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up.’
Lillian Thando Naluyima
Committed to Transparency
Women of the World is a tax-exempt non-profit 501(c)(3) that publishes its financials and governance to Guidestar each year.
Donating to Women of the World’s programs both increases the earnings and decreases expenses for forcibly displaced women just getting started after years of trauma. Our new neighbors need your help to succeed in their new home.