Episode 1: April ’16 Refugee Podcast Premiere

Women of the World’s refugee podcast is a place where ‘our ladies’ can share their stories and aspirations and where we can highlight activities important to refugees and service providers in Salt Lake City, Utah and around the world.

In this month’s episode of the Women of the World Podcast, we cover:

1. Women Mormon Conference

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Conference gave direction to its followers to serve refugees through local organizations. On their new webpage http://iwasastranger.lds.org they give inspiration and scripture for their commitment to refugees. Our new webpage, womenofworld.org/getinvolved/iwasastranger/ answers some of the question from the lds.org website and steps through our volunteering process. With your help, refugees will be strangers no more.

2. Founder Samira Harnish Awarded Ruby Award for Excellence in Women’s Advocacy

Read more at… https://womenofworld.org/ruby-award-excellence-womens-advocacy/

3. Stepping Back From the Ledge As Sisters

A touching story of a recent walk-in service opportunity that led to a bond of sisterhood between Samira and a young Congolese mother… Read more at… https://womenofworld.org/stepping-back-ledge-sisters/

4. Peace and Justice Conference

Samira recently spoke alongside a panel from Utah Health and Human Rights and Department of Workforce Services at Utah Valley University about the unique issues that face refugee women. Read more at… https://peaceandjusticeconference2016.org/bios/speakers/

5. Monthly Story of Refugee Success

Beautiful inside & out. Originally from Morocco, Layla just a graduate of dental assisting studies. I have no doubt that Layla will get a great job working with patients to make their smiles that much brighter. https://womenofworld.org/layla/

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