DINNER FOR HOPE and Silent Auction

  • 12 Jun 2019
  • 6:00 PM
  • The Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club, 1 Hunt Club Road, Ottawa, ON

Dinner for Hope 

and Silent Auction

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

The Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club

Reception 6pm

Dinner 7pm

Meet Our Keynote Speaker:

H.E. Roya Rahmani is the first woman ambassador of Afghanistan to the United States of America. She assumed this position on December 14, 2018. Prior to this, she served as Afghanistan’s first woman ambassador to Indonesia and the country’s first accredited ambassador to the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Ambassador Rahmani joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan(MoFA) in 2011. From 2012-2016, she served as the Director General for Regional Cooperation at MoFA during which she was responsible for leading efforts to promote the country’s role and position in dozens of regional organizations.

H.E. Rahmani started her official work with the Afghan government at the Ministry of Education, as a senior advisor for Planning and Policy in early 2011. From 2009-2011, she managed a program implemented in 11 countries that promoted women’s empowerment.

In 2007, she was awarded the Best Human Rights Activist Award by the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission.

Rahmani holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Software Engineering from McGill University.



University Woman Helping Afghan Women (UWHAW)

invite you to join them for a Dinner for Hope.

Together we can make a difference!

All proceeds from this dinner and silent auction will go towards scholarships giving Afghan women a chance to not only get a university degree but have a better life in Afghanistan with hope for the future.

The evening includes an outside reception (weather permitting), an elegant 3 course dinner, opportunities to win raffles, 50/50 draw and bidding on fabulous silent auction items.

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Join us on the grounds of the beautiful Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club.

Tickets for this memorable evening are $100

To register for this event, please contact:

Alice Bolt at  ianbolt@sympatico.ca  or   613-731-5221

Cheques are payable to UWHAW

and mailed to:

1531 Caton Street   Ottawa, ON   K1H 6J3

e - Transfers are also available

Please inform Alice of any Dietary Concerns and Seating Requests.

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If you have a Silent Auction Item or Experience you wish to donate,

please contact Lizz Wilfert at cfuw.ottawa@bell.net

We appreciate your generosity.

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Together we can give these girls

a hope for the future!

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