Since 2009, Women of the World has helped forcibly displaced women make Salt Lake City their home & build community through self-reliance and trust.


Our Mission

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

Women of the World is the real deal.  Under Samira Harnish’s leadership it has offered a path to success to many women who have resettled in Utah under extremely difficult circumstances.
— Jill Sheinberg, Attorney

2018 accomplishments

  • 101 Job Applications

  • 31 Jobs Started

  • Annual Revenues Increased by $580,000 from jobs started and career advancement

  • 400 clients served including 90 new clients

  • 140 hours of Practical English Classes

  • 2300 hours of mentor volunteering

  • $87,000 in savings through customized service and advocacy

  • 24 Annual Certificates of Achievement Awards