With only 36 days to the Walk To End FGM (#walk2endfgm), we urge you to register at your earliest convenience. Register at https://www.globalwomanpeacefoundation.org, click on “Register to Walk”, and be a part of a memorable event of its 5th year. Join us on Friday evening, October 26th when we collaborate with George Washington University in collectively dispelling the myths and misconceptions of FGM, a film trailer, In the Name of Your Daughter, a silent auction, and presentation of nominations and awards. Then on Saturday, October 27th, Dr. Azizah al-Hibri, Professor Emerita of the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond and Professor of Philosophy will deliver the Keynote Address. This is going to be a memorable weekend. Join us.
When: 2-day event – Friday, October 26th & Saturday, October 27, 2018.
Friday Itinerary: Red Carpet arrival at 6:00pm; Global Woman Awards, Film Trailer, Dispelling FGM Myths, and Silent Auction.
Saturday Itinerary: Assemble at 11:00am; pre-walk program at 12:00noon; 5K Walk starts at 1:30pm.
Friday’s Forecast: High 72 Low 39 degrees, sunny & some clouds.
Saturday’s Forecast: High 66 Low 38 degrees, sun with decreasing clouds.
Friday Evening Emcee: Ashley Johnson of ANJ Public Relations Consulting
Saturday Afternoon Emcee: Arielle Buchmann
Special Saturday Prizes to: Teams that raise the 3 highest amounts
International & Local Media Coverage: Arranged by Broadcast & Print Committee
Friday Location: Milken Institute for Public Health at George Washington University, 950 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20052 (2 blocks from Foggy Bottom Metro Station)
Saturday Location: National Sylvan Theater, Washington Memorial Drive, SW (Corner of 15th & Jefferson Streets, SW) Washington, D.C. 20024 (2 blocks from Smithsonian Metro Station)
Ways to Participate
- Form a team and invite others to join your team and help raise funds
- Join a team that is already formed
- Register as an individual participant
- Register as a virtual participant and help raise funds (if you are unable to attend)
- Sponsor a team or an individual participant or sponsor the event
- Be a Partner Organization with Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation in the Walk to End FGM
- Register as a volunteer
Don’t Miss Out on the Fun!!!
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The proceeds raised from the Walk To End FGM are used to support the restorative surgeries of survivors of FGM, including group and one-on-one counseling.
Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. As such, your donations and registration fees are tax deductible to the maximum extent required by law.