Dec
2015 Year-End Edition
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In the final edition of our newsletter in the year 2015, we take this opportunity to extend our sincere gratitude to you for the support you have given Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation this year.  We use this special edition to review 2015 and take a peek into our 2016 plans.

A Synopsis of 2015

  • We began the year in January by becoming an Affiliate of George Mason University, Arlington
  • We launched our Internship Program with students from George Mason University
  • We observed the International Day of Zero Tolerance on February 7th with the showing of the film, Moolaade  International Day of Zero Tolerance 2015
  • In March, we addressed the Virginia State Board of Education in a brief about our cause, female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C)
  • We appeared on Al Jazeera USA and Washington CBS Affiliate, WUSA Channel 9  Angela, Andrea Roane, Annie and Sarata
  • We opened the Global Woman Center in the summer
  • Early in the fall, we launched our Ambassadorship Program with four ambassadors
  • We received a musical gift in October when Julliard graduate and singer, Kristin Hoffmann composed and recorded a special anthem for Global Woman P.E.A.C.E.  Kristin Hoffman's photo
  • We hosted our second Walk to End FGM on October 31st with four dynamic speakers  5k Walk 5k Participants Angela, Mrs. Kouyate, Sarata and Miss Guinea Ann, Angela and Dr. Bowers They listened Closely Ann, Angela and Marci Bowers
  • We honored our first eleven award recipients on October 31st

 

A Peek into 2016 Agenda

  • The launch of our Kids Reach (an educational FGM/C preventive program)
  • The launch of our Medical Network
  • Our third observance of International Day of Zero Tolerance on Saturday, February 7th
  • The launch of our monthly Webinar
  • Focus Group Meetings
  • The third Walk to End FGM on Saturday, October 15, 2016 (save the date)

 

How You Can Help

We are excited at the prospect of accomplishing our agenda in the upcoming year.  Here are some of the ways you can help:

  • gofundme
  • Donations (including in-kind donations) globalwomanpeacefoundation.org
  • Partnering (collaborating in one of our programs and/or events)
  • Joining our Internship or Ambassadorship Program
  • Volunteering
  • Donate through employer payroll deduction (through Mile High United Way or the government employee giving program)
  • Join the Campaign and Sign Our Petition

 

 

Thank you for a memorable 2015 and we wish you a prosperous 2016!

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