TODAY IS THE “GLOBAL WOMAN AWARDS” & TOMORROW IS THE “WALK TO END FGM”

The Global Woman Awards is today at 3:00p.m., Washington, DC time; 2:00p.m.,   Central time; 1:00p.m., Mountain time; 12:00p.m., Pacific time; 20:00hours, London time; 21:00hours, Geneva, Switzerland time.  The time is here and we look forward to seeing you this afternoon or evening, depending on where you are in the world at the Global Woman Awards.  Please contact us if you still do not have the direct Zoom link.  There is still time to register for tomorrow’s event if you have not yet done so. We are excited!  Get ready.  Register at https://www.wizathon.com/walk2endfgm/.  Please text your donations in advance to (571) 336-0030.

Global Woman Awards – Friday afternoon, October 16, 2020:

We are collaborating with SheFFA Foundation and George Washington University in collectively honoring 5 women, 4 men and a secondary school student.  They will receive the Global Woman Award in 9 different categories.  To read about all of our 2020 honorees, visit https://www.wizathon.com/walk2endfgm/?id=4945.

Friday Itinerary:  3:00p.m. Global Woman Awards, Keynote Speech from Lyric Thompson of ICRW, a speech from Maryum Saifee, and musical entertainment from vocalist “Butterscotch” and jazz vocalist and musician, Jackson Caesar.

Friday afternoon emcee:  Tyra Garlington, International Talk Show Host

Friday Location:  Virtual Zoom livestream broadcast – link and e-program have been provided.  Check your email inbox for link and e-program.

Walk To End FGM – Saturday morning, October 17, 2020:

Former Maine State Representative, Heather Sirocki is our Keynote Speaker of the day, and we will be joined by guitarist and vocalist, Royce Lovett, who will serenade us before we take to the streets in our respective communities to safely walk, observing the social distancing requirements.  We hope you will join us. To read about our 2020 speakers, entertainers and Emcees, visit https://www.wizathon.com/walk2endfgm/?id=4946.

Saturday Itinerary:  Pre-walk program starts at 10:00a.m. – the walk starts at 11:30a.m. Please take photos and/or videos of you walking and post them to our Facebook page.  We will compile a collage in memory of the year 2020 when our lives changed, and every life that was lost to COVID-19.

Saturday morning emcee:  Linord Moudou, International Talk Show Host

Saturday Location:  Virtual Zoom livestream broadcast – link and e-program has been sent to you.  Remember to check your email inbox for link and e-program.

Special Saturday Prizes to:  Teams that raise the 4 highest amounts.  Competing in the Top 4 spots are Team Jacqui Olkin, Team Marin Hoang, Team NANBPWC 2020, and Team Karen McDonnell.  We wonder who will get that first place prize this year.  It is not too late to join a team.  Get in on the competition!  You may select the number of miles or kilometers you will walk, and get your local merchant(s) to sponsor each mile with a dollar amount to help us raise funds.  Text your donations in advance to (571) 336-0030

 

Ways to Participate

  • Join a team that is already formed
  • Register as an individual participant
  • Sponsor a team or an individual participant or sponsor the event

 

Contact us at info@globalwomanpeacefoundation.org or call 703-832-2642.  Also register at www.globalwomanpeacefoundation.org and Walk To End FGM.  Text your donations in advance to (571) 336-0030

Don’t Miss Out!!!

********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/C, including group and one-on-one counseling. Proceeds will also help keep Liberian and Sierra Leone girls in school to prevent them from undergoing FGM/C. To read about our 4 programs visit https://www.wizathon.com/walk2endfgm/?id=4940.

Thank You for Your Support!

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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