Empowering Ethiopian Women Group (EEWG) is a US-based group engaged in empowering Ethiopian girls and women in DC-Maryland-Virginia (DMV) metropolitan area while the group’s meetup social network is open to everybody.
Created by native Ethiopian Adey Hambissa, EEWG puts its work in a theme that says ‘you will be reminded of your AUTHENTIC SELF and POWER.’ As empowering women and girls appeals the context of a number of issues, EEWG meetup covers various topics from economic to social, from professional to education-related, etc. with the aim that when women are empowered and gender equality is achieved, women can play a significant role in economic, social, political and environmental issues not only on individual level but also community level and beyond. EEWG believes that the group is be able to create such consciousness that each participant will feeling more confident, strong and supported during each meetup the group holds.
The mission of the EEWG’s meet-up is to strengthen independent voices of Ethiopian women by highlighting and examining different issues pertinent to their status in society. Also, to increase their strength socially, emotionally and professionally.
The meeting will provide a forum for participants to freely and openly discuss the different issues that impact women in Ethiopia and in the Diaspora. Also, encouraging each other in building our confidence, self-love, and the power of femininity among all types of women.
- You can join the EEWG’s meetup network here.
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