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Are you a Visionary?

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 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: Discounts Available

Limited number of scholarships available. To request assistance, CLICK HERE.

BECOME A GEMS PARTNER:
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 or business

To become a partner or vendor, CLICK HERE.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: At Florida Hotel & Conference Center.

  • All MWO guests that RESERVE ROOM BY 2/15/19 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. For information about benefits and other perks, CLICK HERE.

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


About Our Visionary Special Guests…

AISHA AL-ADAWIYA

Sr. Aisha Al-Adawiya is the founder of Women in Islam, an organization of Muslim women that focuses on human rights and social justice. Read her bio HERE.

RANA ABDELHAMID

Rana Abdelhamid founded (IM)WISE which is now Malikah, an organization dedicated to empowering Muslim women by giving them training to develop the skills they need to create meaningful change in their communities. You can read her bio HERE