Empowering Disadvantaged Young Women


UN Award Winning Women’s Rights Ambassador Visits OMID

On Wednesday, October 18, OMID Center in Tehran was host to a talk by Sara Safari, author, speaker, college professor, mountain climber and advocate for women’s empowerment, whilst visiting Iran. Others attending the event were Mr. Najarian,... Read More →

Recap: 4th Annual Bay Area Evening of Hope

On Sunday, October 29, 2017 we gathered with 200 people from our community to support and celebrate the Omid Foundation with our 4th Annual “Evening of Hope” at Vina Enoteca in Palo Alto. Our event was MC’d by Bay Area Committee leads, Neda Amidi,... Read More →

More news on DBT training for OMID Staff

Dr Paul Grantham (above) led the OMID team through more training, this time a 3-day practical session on DBT Skills. DBT skills groups are an essential part of the DBT process; within skills groups, participants are able to learn and put to practice... Read More →

Recap: First Salt Lake City Evening Of Hope

The first OMID Salt Lake City (SLC) Fund raising event took place on Saturday November 4, 2017 at the University of Utah, Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities building. SLC welcomed Marjaneh Halati OMID’s founder and Executive Director. Other speakers included... Read More →

Recap: Toronto 4th Annual Evening Of Hope

On Friday, 27 October 2017, Omid Foundation Canada held its fourth annual fundraising reception in Toronto. This was a hugely successful event attended by more than 300 guests at Daniels Spectrum in downtown Toronto. Our guests enjoyed live music by... Read More →

Next Stop Barbados For OMID Art In The World Bank 1 in 3 Travelling Exhibition


   Artwork produced as part of the OMID therapeutic art program, including the collection of photos shown above,  continues to be exhibited around the globe. We are honored that The World Bank chose OMID to be a part of the traveling art... Read More →

Recap: An Evening of Hope in Vancouver

  On October 19, 2017 OMID’s first fundraising and auction event in Vancouver took place at Livingspace with over 140 attendees. The event was MC’d by Carmen Ruiz y Laza from Joy TV and Hugh Bulmer of Maynards’ Fine Arts performed the live... Read More →

Intensive Staff Training in DBT


We are excited to share a bit more about our Dialectical Behavioral Therapy training program with you. Last month we told you about the introductory module training, led by Dr. Paul Grantham, which covered the foundations of DBT and the different modes... Read More →

Recap: 7th Annual Gala Washington DC. 

On Saturday October 21, the D.C Chapter of  OMID Foundation hosted their 7th Annual OMID Gala, receiving an astounding contribution of the supporters to raise funds for 21 university and vocational training scholarships for OMID Program graduates,... Read More →

Recap: OMID Los Angeles Chapter Gala


On Sunday October 15, OMID Foundation Los Angeles Chapter hosted a major fundraising Gala, in a beautiful outdoor setting of the Mountaingate Country Club. The event was very well supported by the community with many prominent Iranian American business... Read More →

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