New York City Women of Vision


Welcome to the New York City Women of Vision. We're glad you stopped by. We are a group of like-minded women who seek to serve the poor, locally and globally. Come join us as we educate, serve, and advocate for the poor.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Purchase Your Ticket to NYC WOV Mother's Day Boutique, April 24th




Celebrate the strong women who changed your life by changing the lives of others!

You are cordially invited to NYC Women's of Vision Mother's Day Boutique

Thursday, April 24th, 7-9:30 PM
504 East 63rd St, 38th Floor
Enjoy wine, hors d'oeuvres, and entertainment
Tickets are $30. Space is limited so purchase your ticket here: http://mothersdayboutique.bpt.me/

Shop with a purpose and join us for an evening filled with exclusive gifts produced by women entrepreneurs in the developing world.

You can also directly invest in Bolivian women entrepreneurs at our "Strong Women, Strong Thread boutique," as 100% of each donation will empower women to start their own businesses so they can break the grip of poverty.

A portion of the proceeds from each sale will directly benefit the Bolivian Women's Entrepreneurial and Gender Equality Project.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Save the Date: NYC Women of Vision Spring Fundraiser

We're excited to announce our Spring Fundraiser on Thursday, April 24th. The way you shop could help a mother launch her own micro-business across the world. Get a head start on Mother's Day and join us for a fun evening of shopping, food, and conversation. Email us at nycwov@gmail.com to receive our official invitation. 


Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Upcoming Speaker Event: Manufacturing Her Success


Manufacturing Her Success: Empowering Women and Breaking the Cycle of Human Trafficking.
Women of Vision NYC present Diana Mao, co-founder of Nomi Network. 
She is the co-founder of Nomi Network, a non-profit organization that creates economic opportunities for at-risk women and survivors of human trafficking. Learn how the Nomi Network is breaking the cycle of poverty that is caused by human trafficking globally by training and equipping women to produce high-quality, fashionable products with their Buy Her Bag Not Her Body® campaign.

Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 7-9 PM
Location: 
Trinity Baptist Church
250 East 61st Street 
New York City

Free admission. RSVP to nycwov@gmail.com


Diana Mao received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics/Accounting and Chinese at the University of California Santa Barbara and a Masters in Public Administration, specializing in International Management at Wagner, New York University. She has expertise in governmental consulting, domestic and international economic development, social entrepreneurship, micro-finance, and launching awareness raising campaigns. Diana is the co-founder and president of Nomi Network, an anti-human trafficking organization based in New York City. She is a blogger for the Huffington Post, Reuters and occasionally the United States Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center.



Nomi Network is a nonprofit organization based in New York City that aims to create economic opportunities for survivors and women at risk of human trafficking. We are dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty that perpetuates human trafficking globally.




Monday, December 16, 2013

2013 Merry Mojitos and Microloans Event Recap

Over twenty ladies met on Thursday night in New York City to enjoy each other’s company and provide microloans to promising entrepreneurs in the developing world. The night started off with mingling over delicious food and cocktails, followed by a presentation on how loans given through World Vision Micro help people in developing nations buy needed supplies to fund their own small businesses and move out of poverty. By the end of the night, guests had donated of their time and money to entrepreneurs, who will definitely enjoy a very merry Christmas!

Did you miss the event? No problem! You can still help us reach our goal of lending $4,500 to women from around the world! Step by step instructions below.


Below are some of the entrepreneurs we funded:

Leonides Rojas Valdivia operates her small business in the Vicente Camalote region in Mexico, where she sells basic food supplies to customers in her community. Leonides needs a loan to buy additional supplies in bulk so that she can expand her business. She needs $245 more to complete her loan.  You can read more about her here.

Sintayehu W. runs a small business raising and selling cattle in Ethiopia. She needs a loan to buy more cattle to expand her business.  Sintayehu has one child, currently in school. She needs $225 to complete her loan.  You can read more about her here.








As a chapter, we want to invest $4,500 in loans within the coming year. We are about halfway there, help us reach this goal! A small loan of $25 can help one of these ladies expand her business and change her life. Join our group and start lending today.


Below are instructions on how you can help us reach our goal of lending $4,500 to women from around the world!
  1. Go to http://www.worldvisionmicro.org and select ‘Login/Register’ on the top right hand corner.
  2. Once registered, enter ‘wov new york city’ into the search box at the top of the page.
  3. Select the WOV: New York City NY Chapter group and browse our entrepreneurs.
  4. Choose one, select the amount you would like to donate and pay with your credit card. 
*Once registered, you may also search World Vision micro’s site for other entrepreneurs you wish to fund. On the donation page, WOV:New York City NY chapter should be checked under ‘Apply to group’.  This is how we know you are donating as a Woman of Vision.

We hope you’ll join us in spreading merriment this holiday season.


Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Merry Mojitos and Microloans Dec 12th, 2013

Join us on December 12, 2013 at 7:00p.m. to kick-start the holiday season with a night of mojitos, wine and microloans.

Come and have a mojito on us and meet other members of our chapter! And learn about how you can help another woman from around the world start or expand her own business. Spread the word and bring a friend or two! 





Date: December 12, 2013
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

To RSVP, please email us at nycwov@gmail.com. Limited Spots Available!

To get started, click here to fund an entrepreneur and help us reach our goal of lending $4,500 to women around the world! Can't come? You still have the chance to fund an entrepreneur, click here.

P.S.- After you RSVP, you'll receive the address.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Sponsor a Child, Change a Life

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED


It's a World Vision Child Sponsorship Party!

Join NYC Women of Vision to learn how you can sponsor a child – and his or her community- and provide life-changing basics like clean water, nutrition, education, health care and more with just a month sponsorship gift of $35.
Meet current child sponsors and learn more about the Women of Vision New York City chapter to learn the many ways you can make an impact in the lives of women and children across the world!
Do you already sponsor a child? Then come and learn how you can host your own child sponsorship party.
Where: Private Residence
When: Wednesday, November 6th, 7 - 9 PM
Please RSVP at nycwov@gmail.com.

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Vision Trip to Bangladesh | January 2012