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Empowering Forcibly Displaced Women 

Our Goal, Vision & Commitment

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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.

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Voices of Our Ladies

WoW Recent Blog Posts

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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

Upcoming Events

  • WoW Volunteer Orientation
    Zoom Webinar
    Multiple Dates
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    Oct 04, 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM MDT
    Zoom Webinar
    Thank you for your interest in support WoW's mission by volunteering! During this orientation, we cover the basics of Women of the World's service, its place in the broader refugee landscape in Salt Lake City, and what volunteering opportunities we have available.
  • Annual Celebration of Our Ladies Success
    Salt Lake City
    Dec 04, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Salt Lake City, 2001 State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84190, USA
    Our annual celebration of our ladies success is an opportunity for the community to get together and share in the successes of forcibly displaced women on the path to self-reliance and a voice in our community. Join us as we give 20+ women certificates of success and recognize their achievements.

Committed to Transparency

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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.