WE ARE ONLY 36 DAYS AWAY FROM “WALK TO END FGM”

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

 

Volunteers are needed – To volunteer, contact us at info@globalwomanpeacefoundation.org or call 703-818-3787.  Register at www.globalwomanpeacefoundation.org and Walk To End FGM.

 

Don’t Miss Out on the Fun!!!

********We are reminding you to register if you have not done so******** 

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.

 

 

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