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Ana & Marcela | Mexico

Ana & Marcela | Mexico

With WE support, Via has formed solidarity groups for women experiencing poverty, immigration...

Elie | Haiti

Elie | Haiti

Elie S., a resident of Port-Margot in Haiti, is a devoted mother of four – three boys and a girl....

Orbe | Honduras

Orbe | Honduras

In the last quarter of 2022, Adelante, a WE partner since 2007, conducted a comprehensive needs...


Every year, Women’s Empowerment International hosts a number of events to raise awareness and donations to fund microloans, training and services that enable women to start businesses, support their families and strengthen their communities.


Women's Museum of California Tour
Partner Presentation: Adelante Foundation

Thursday, October 5  |  12::00 – 12:45PM  |  Virtual/Zoom

Join WE for a special presentation by Jodi Fischer, Senior Director of Development, Adelante Foundation. Jodi leads Adelante’s U.S. based activities and fundraising initiatives. She regularly works with and visits the field office staff and Adelante borrowers. Jodi is currently residing in Roatan to be closer to the microfinance work of Adelante and help the Honduran team expand operations to the island and provide more women living in poverty with financial resources to start/grow their enterprises. Jodi will discuss her work there, as well as share updates on other WE-supported programming and the impact it has for women in Honduras.

Fall Fundraiser
Empowered WE Rise: Fall Fundraiser

Sunday, October 15  |  1:00 – 4:30PM  |  The Alexandria at Torrey Pines

Save the Date! The 2023 fall fundraiser will celebrate and honor the resiliency of our partners and the women we serve, as they work to overcome poverty for themselves, their families, and their communities. Be inspired ● Enjoy food, drinks, music, silent & live auctions ● Browse a Maker Fair with WE-supported, local women entrepreneurs


Women's Museum of California Tour
Women’s Museum of California Tour & Workshop

Saturday, July 22  |  11AM – 12:30PM  |  Museum’s Education Center

Join WE for a special workshop and guided tour of their Crafting Feminism exhibit highlighting the progress of the women’s movement throughout the 20th and 21st centuries through the textiles women created. Connect with WE and be inspired to make positive change in our communities. Friends and family are welcome.

Welcome Summer with WE
Summer Kick-off: A Friendraising Fundraiser

Saturday, June 24  |  2 – 5PM  |  Private Poway Residence

Join WE for a fundraiser celebrating summer’s start with a backyard, catered BBQ, music, door prizes, inspiration, connections, conversations, and women’s empowerment. All are welcome!

"Salads & Starry Skies" Luncheon & Silent Auction Fundraiser
Salads & Starry Skies: Luncheon & Silent Auction Fundraiser

Saturday, May 6  |  11:00AM – 2PM  |  Santa Ysabel Nature Center

Presented by the WE Julian Giving Circle. Enjoy a luncheon menu of assorted scrumptious salads, rolls, desserts, and drinks; live music; beautiful views and great conversations; and the opportunity to bid on 20 fabulous silent auction items and themed baskets! Hear from Doug Sollosy from the Julian Dark Skies Network and Debbie McGraw-Block, WE President. You will also get to choose your own salad plate from a lovely and eclectic collection and take it home with you!

Roses to Rosé
Partner Presentation : Multicolores, Guatemala

Wednesday, March 15 | 12:00PM-12:45PM

Hear from one of WE’s newest partners, Multicolores in Guatemala, about their work empowering female Maya artisans through traditional embroidery skills and design training, economic opportunities, and more. Additionally the Women’s Museum of California talks about their exhibit highlighting the importance of textiles and craftwork in women’s activism as a tool for artistic and political expression.


Roses to Rosé
Roses to Rosé

Wednesday, March 8 | 4:30PM – 7PM

Join us for a fun celebration on International Women’s Day with “flowers to empower”! Learn more about our grant partners and their economic empowerment programs for women experiencing poverty, hear about a recent site visit to our partner in Guatemala, and enjoy the company of those who care about empowering women. Make and take home a beautiful rose bouquet, sip rosé and rose tea, enjoy music, and send notes of empowerment to women you know and those in our grant partner programs.

Via Site Visit
Annual Meeting 2022

Thursday, December 15 | 12PM – 1PM

Join us for WE Updates, discussion on ways to get involved, and a special presentation by OEF El Salvador, one of WE’s newest grant partners.

Via Site Visit
Via International Site Visit in Tijuana

Tuesday, November 1 | 9AM – 5PM

Join us on a site visit to Tijuana and meet the women WE supports through two Via International programs!

Empowered WE Rise: Celebrating Women’s Strength & Resilience

September 25th @ 2PM – 5PM

The 2022 fundraiser will celebrate and honor the resiliency of our partners and the women we serve, as we have seen them continue to persist in the face of adversity and rise through each challenge, especially through the global pandemic. Join us for food, drinks, music, inspirational programming, silent and live auctions, and a Maker Fair with WE-supported, local women entrepreneurs.

Via Site Visit
Partner Panel: Focus on Women’s Health

JUNE 23rd @ 12:30PM- 1:30PM

Join us for updates highlighting women’s health concerns across the globe with two of our partners that provide dedicated services and programs addressing healthcare for women. 

Soup WISE | WE Soup Luncheon Fundraiser Event

May 14th @ 11AM-2PM

Fundraiser presented by the WE Julian Giving Circle. Luncheon featuring eight different soups (and more!), live entertainment, and a wonderful program to raise funds for WE.

Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment

March 24th @ 12pm

Insightful panel discussion with experts in their fields on advancing women’s economic empowerment and gender equality around the world.

Coffee & Flowers Pop-up

March 12th @ 8am

Celebrate International Women’s Day by purchasing a specially-designed bouquet to benefit Women’s Empowerment International.

Understanding Immigration and Asylum Seeking in San Diego

March 5th @ 10am

AAUW San Diego panel in honor of International Women’s Day 2022.

Celebrate Empowered Women: A Garden Party

October 17th @ 3pm

Join us for an outdoor celebration of the brave and empowered women supported by Women’s Empowerment International.