Empowering Disadvantaged Young Women

RECAP: 3rd Annual London Event

Our fundraising season started with an event on October 10th at the Hospital Club in London where 120 guests joined us for an evening of fun, delicious food, and live entertainment. Marjaneh Halati, Founder of OMID gave a brief presentation on OMID’s progress during the last year and its programs for the near future. Her talk was followed by a presentation by Nina Ansary, author of “Jewels of Allah”, about the situation of women in Iran. The proceeds of “Jewels of Allah” are donated to OMID. Funds were raised through the sale of artworks by the OMID girls and pledges in support of numerous OMID programs.

Our special thanks to Iradj Bagherzade who was our gracious MC and auctioneer; our committee members: Leyla Ahramian, Nazenin Ansari, Ali Bagherzadeh, Goli Bagherzadeh, Yassi, Banietemad, Laila Danesh, Amir Ali Farmanfarmaian, Taraneh Khalafpour, Golriz Kolahi-Kamangar, Parvaneh Lari, Vali Mahlouji, Roya Rahnejat, and Saadi Soudavar; and our volunteers: Homa Abedinirad, Yasmine Al-Damirji, Raziya Gulam, Katerina Lelikova, Farhanah Mamoojee, Arianna Rashidian, Roxanna Rashidian, and Emily Simpson-Dent.

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