Today marks approximately one month and a day from when we will stand together on the Washington National Mall to tell the world that there is no place for the practice of FGM. We invite you to be a part of this memorable event. Register at www.globalwomanpeacefoundation.org, select the pink “Register to Walk” button, and be a part our 6th year of #walk2endfgm. Join us on Friday evening, October 18th when we collaborate with the Milken Institute for Public Health at George Washington University in collectively recognizing the importance of laws and policies against FGM, a panel discussion, a silent auction, and presentation of awardees. Then on Saturday, October 19th, Pennsylvania Representative, Thomas P. Murt will deliver the Keynote Address. The excitement is on as the countdown continues. Please join us!
When: 2-day event – Friday, October 18th & Saturday, October 19, 2019
Friday Itinerary: Red Carpet arrival at 6:00pm; Global Woman Awards, A Panel Discussion, and a Keynote with Dr. Morissanda Kouyate
Saturday Itinerary: Assemble at 11:00am; pre-walk program at 12:00noon; 5K Walk starts at 1:00pm.
Friday’s Forecast: High 65 Low 48 degrees, sunny
Saturday’s Forecast: High 68 Low 51 degrees, mostly sunny
Friday Evening Emcee: Tyra (Tyra G) Garlington, International Talk Show Host
Saturday Afternoon Emcees: Amie Jallah & Karen McDonnell
Special Saturday Prizes to: 3 teams that raise the 3 highest amounts
Auction Items Provided By: The Washington Wizards, WNBA & Southwest Airlines
Media Coverage: Provided by VICE, VOA, BBS Radio, & Amina Chaudary
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!!!
********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 mental and physical health 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.