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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.
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!
Empowered WE Rise: Fall Fundraiser
Sunday, October 15 | 1:30 – 5PM | Location TBA
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
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!
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
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.
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 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.
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.