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Women of the World is a women refugee service non-profit responsible for service and capacity building for our new neighbors in Salt Lake City Utah. Our podcast is a place where 'our ladies' can share their stories and aspirations and where we can highlight activities important to refugees and service providers.

Women of the World is a women refugee service non-profit responsible for service and capacity building for our new neighbors in Salt Lake City Utah. Our podcast is a place where 'our ladies' can share their stories and aspirations and where we can highlight activities important to refugees and service providers.
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Women of the World is a women refugee service non-profit responsible for service and capacity building for our new neighbors in Salt Lake City Utah. Our podcast is a place where 'our ladies' can share their stories and aspirations and where we can highlight activities important to refugees and service providers.

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English


Episodes

Ep15 - WoW Refugee Podcast - Rzan

5/28/2018
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WoW executive director Samira Harnish and board member Mary Dickson are joined by Rzan, who was awarded the title of "Mother of the Year" during the WoW Mother's Day celebration in May. Rzan and her husband, Nour, describe their story of coming to the United States from Syria with their five children, three of whom have disabilities. Rzan shares her experience in America and her dream of opening a school. During this episode, Harnish translates on behalf of Rzan and Nour, who speak Arabic.

Duration:00:20:01

Ep14 - WoW Refugee Podcast - Vestine

4/17/2018
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WoW Executive Director Samira Harnish and board member Mary Dickson are joined by Vestine, a refugee originating from Rwanda and Burundi. She shares the story of how she and her children came to Utah, her dream of running her own boutique and how she found services--and friends--through Women of the World.

Duration:00:20:37

Ep13 - WoW Refugee Podcast - Samira

2/23/2018
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WoW executive director Samira Harnish and board member Mary Dickson talk about the stories of refugees that have inspired them; Harnish shares her own experience of migrating to Utah from Baghdad, Iraq and how she came to establish Women of the World.

Duration:00:25:07

Ep12 - WoW Refugee Podcast - Tamara

12/29/2017
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Tamara tells the story of why she and her family immigrated from Iraq.

Duration:00:22:36

Ep11 - WoW Refugee Podcast - Year of Inclusion the SLCo Library and Refugees

7/10/2017
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On this episode of the Women of the World podcast, we welcome Xinmeng (Miko) Zhang from the Salt Lake County Columbus Library (http://www.slcolibrary.org) to discuss their Year of Inclusion. In addition to some great activities at the Columbus Library like the Build a Better World for Refugees and the Hope, Strength, Courage: The Refugee Experience A Community Dialogue, they will also be at the Utah Refugee Days along with Women of the World. They have great book lists for youth and...

Duration:00:28:52

Ep10 - WoW Refugee Podcast - Refugee Women's Rights Are Human Rights

5/1/2017
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What rights do human’s have to refuge? How far wrong is the value-claim that fails to extend any help to the victims of war and genocide? What has been our role in resettling refugees in previous administrations? What are the international legal precedents? In this episode of the Women of the World Refugee Podcast, we speak with Board Member of Women of the World and former UN High Commissioner on Refugees Legal Intern Laura Milliken Gray on these questions of the legal rights of refugees...

Duration:00:33:26

Ep9 - WoW Refugee Podcast - Employee No. 1 Abby

4/10/2017
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Women of the World is so fortunate to have had Abby as our first employee and founding member of WoW. Abby has done every job at WoW and has been an integral force for progress for so many refugee women and girls in Salt Lake City. In July, Abby will start medical school, so we are starting early in offering our thanks for her patience, kindness, intelligence, and diligence. Furthermore, we are asking her advice for how to continue to progress and improve. As with anything where Abby is...

Duration:00:43:50

Ep8 - WoW Refugee Podcast - Saida and Fashion Show

2/22/2017
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Saida is Somali, born in a refugee camp in Kenya and raised from age 3 in Utah. Saida is a poet and an activist, fitting a passionate voice and optimistic energy into her small, young frame. Wise and courageous beyond her years, Saida talks about newfound feelings of insecurity in her Utah home, a desire to set things right for kids like her growing up in refugee camps, and recites her poem read in the Utah state capitol. The Fashion Show for International Women's Day is coming up on 9...

Duration:00:35:07

Ep7 - WoW Refugee Podcast - Cosette

1/19/2017
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Cosette was born and raised in a refugee camp in Rwanda but you could not possibly know that from her infectious smile and unparalleled optimism. Cosette talks to the Women of the World podcast team about her life in the refugee camp and her parallel dreams of raising her children with American opportunities and one day returning home to family, friends, and the place she calls home. Cosette's story is indeed an amazing one but her process of telling it is nothing short of inspiring!

Duration:00:26:11

Ep6 - WoW Refugee Podcast - Election Response

11/22/2016
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In this episode, the Women of the World podcast team reacts to the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President and takes questions from a young Syrian refugee woman. Women of the World feels uniquely on-edge given the rhetoric of candidate Trump, especially his statements about women and refugees. Women of the World is motivated to stand by our partners in the service community in Utah to support and advocate for groups targeted by the new administration.

Duration:00:37:01

Ep5 - WoW Refugee Podcast - Practical English Program Students

11/6/2016
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Today we visit with the students of Women of the World's Intensive Practical English Program and learn about their lives before coming to Utah and their dreams for their lives after they have mastered English.

Duration:00:16:52

Ep4 - WoW Refugee Podcast - Chantelle

9/13/2016
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Today we visit with Chantelle whose infectious positivity will infect you with hope for a better tomorrow.

Duration:00:27:20

Ep3 - WoW Refugee Podcast - Elisabeth

7/31/2016
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Welcome to the Women of the World podcast. Women of the World supports refugee women from all nations to help them achieve self-reliance, a voice in the community, and economic success. Our podcast is a safe place for our ladies to share their stories of courage and success. Today we speak with Elisabeth from the Central African Republic about her life in CAR, her flight with her young children and her disabled mother and her arrival in Utah. In this interview we will hear about how Women...

Duration:00:15:48

Ep2 WoW Refugee Podcast - Diane from Burkina Faso

5/31/2016
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Women of the World's Podcast for this month features Diane from Burkina Faso, one of the political asylee seekers that Women of the World assists. Diane is an amazing young woman, choosing her path against the pressure of family and culture, choosing to be happy even though she has suffered some very personal tragedies. Diane is extraordinarily courageous in this interview as she talks about her young life of political dissent where rape was used as a tactic of intimidation, overcoming...

Duration:00:35:01

Premiere Women of the World Refugee Service Podcast

5/5/2016
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In this month's episode of the Women of the World Podcast, we cover 1. Women Mormon Conference The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Conference gave direction to its followers to serve refugees through local organizations. On their new webpage http://iwasastranger.lds.org they give inspiration and scripture for their commitment to refugees. The relief effort "I Was a Stranger” allows the Mormon faithful to reflect back on when they were refugees themselves, forced to flee...

Duration:00:12:58