Invitation to the International Women’s Day Lunch Ohio 8, 2014 at 10:30pm-1:00pm On behalf of the Center for Somali Women’s Advancement, we are honored to invite you to the International Women’s Day 2014 celebration at the Ohio Statehouse. The event will bring together a diverse group of women leaders including elected officials and members of the large Somali community in Central Ohio. The ceremony will be held at the Ohio Statehouse Atrium, located at 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

The purpose of this event is to highlight the role of women in society and particularly recognize and encourage emerging new American women leaders in Ohio. Certificates of recognition will be presented to an outstanding woman Central Ohio in recognition of her leadership and contributions to improving women’s progress both in our community and globally. You will have an opportunity to meet and greet and share the joy of the ceremony with some of the most prominent women in Ohio. Both men and women are cordially invited.


We look forward to the honor of your kind participation in this women’s event to show your support for the efforts of the Center for Somali Women’s Advancement to make Central Ohio the best place to live, learn and raise a family.

For more information, please contact:

Khadra Mohamed, MSW, Executive Director

Center for Somali Women’s Advancement


International Women’s Day 2014 Theme: Inspiring Chage.

Women’s equality has made positive gains but the world is still unequal. The Center for Somali Women’s Advancement celebrates  International Women’s Day at the Ohio Statehouse Atrium to showcase the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing world attention on areas requiring further action