With only 43 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 2th, Joanna Vergoth, a licensed psychotherapist of 15 years, specializing in trauma is one of our distinguished speakers at the 5K Walk. She has committed her service to assisting FGM survivors in their psychological healing. Won’t you 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/C, 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.