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GEMS Summit 2019


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Join us for our first ever weekend long GEMS Summit coming to Orlando on March 9th and 10th! This year's theme is Visionary Women: Creating Meaningful Change

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • INTERACTIVE DISCUSSIONS with Aisha Al-adawiya, founder of Women in Islam, and a pioneer in the fight for women's rights in the Muslim community

  • TRAINING SESSIONS conducted by Rana Abdelhamid of Malikah,focused on women's organizing and healing justice

  • PANEL DISCUSSIONS highlighting the work of some inspiring visionaries in our own community

  • TOWN HALL MEETING sharing results of the Gender Equity Survey and how we can address those needs

  • NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES to connect to other amazing women making an impact in our region

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Registration includes access to all workshops and sessions for both days, as well as printed materials and refreshments. Meals are not included

Registration Fees:

  • Individual Registration: $50

  • Early Bird Registration: $40 (Register by February 20th)

  • Student Registration: $25

  • Members of Registered Partner Organizations: 50% discount

  • Limited number of scholarships available. To request assistance/scholarship, click HERE.

BECOME A PARTNER ORGANIZATION:

  • Women-led nonprofits and businesses are welcome to become GEMS partners!

  • Discounted individual registration fees for your members/representatives (receive special discount code)

  • Opportunity to have an informational/vendor table at event

  • 2 Invitations to GEMS Mixer on Saturday night

  • Cost: $100/organization

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: At Florida Hotel & Conference Center

  • All MWO guests that RESERVE ROOM BY 2/8/19 receive a discounted rate of $149.00 per night.

  • To reserve a room, call Florida Hotel Reservations Department at 800-588-4656. Guests should identify themselves as attendees of Muslim Women's Organization.

  • Individual reservations may be cancelled without penalty outside of 72 hours prior to arrival.

  • If cancelled within 72 hours of arrival the Hotel will charge for the 1st night's room and tax.

  • A no-show reservation will be charged 1st night's room and tax.

BECOME A SPONSOR:

  • Help cover the registration costs for women who need assistance.

  • Help us keep the conference fees low so more women can benefit.

  • Sponsor GEMS Mixer on Saturday evening

  • For information about benefits and other perks, email gems@mwo-orlando.org

For all other inquiries, contact Sadaf at 407-821-0770 or sadaf@mwo-orlando.org

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