"Empowering women and girls is not only the right thing to do, it's the smart thing to do." - Barack Obama

Empowering Women
& Girls Through Our Programs

As an international non-governmental organization, W.O.M.E.N’s our mission is to empower women and girls through our innovative programs. Our team is dedicated to providing access to skill-building training, workshops, and mentorship opportunities that will help them succeed and thrive.

Through our programs, we’ve seen firsthand the transformational impact that they can have on the lives of women and girls. From launching successful businesses to achieving academic and professional success, our participants have gone on to do amazing things. And we’re just getting started.

Join us in our mission to create a more equitable and prosperous world for women and girls. Sign up for our programs today and discover the power of community and empowerment.

Sign up for our programs today and join us in creating a more equitable and prosperous world for women and girls.

Check out our success stories and learn more about the work we’re doing to create a more equitable world for women and girls:

  1. Cuban-Trini promotes self-determination for local, migrant women
  2. NGO helps migrant women build start-ups
  3. La Horquetta entrepreneurs fair a success
  4. British High Commission, Women set for Thrive 2023
  5. 50 participate in NGO, UK commission programme
  6. Lucia Cabrera-Jones W.O.M.E.N Changing lives
  7. Women entrepreneurs meet with UK envoy

  8. Tobago’s launch of GrowSmart 

  9. NGO Founders launch integration project for locals, migrants
  10. 150 Locals, migrants take part in integration day

La Horquetta Entrepreneur Fairs 2022

 

A cocktail reception hosted by British High Commissioner Her Excellency Harriet Cross in honour of the visit of Alicia Herbert OBE, Center, UK’s Special Envoy for Gender Equality.

 

Hamper Drive: W.O.M.E.N are Gifts that Keep on Giving

Thrive Women Business Development Programme 2023 Graduation. The Programme, sponsored by the British High Commission of Port of Spain, benefited 50 women entrepreneurs living in Trinidad and Tobago.

Thrive Women Entrepreneurs Community Fair. Our 𝟏𝐬𝐭 𝐏𝐨𝐩-𝐔𝐩 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐭, under the theme: “𝐄𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐖𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐧 𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐮𝐫𝐬 𝐅𝐨𝐫 𝐒𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 ”, aimed to celebrate the creativity and resilience of our women entrepreneurs across Trinidad and Tobago.

WOMEN joined UNHCR in Trinidad and Tobago and other Civil organizations in celebrating ‘𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 𝐑𝐞𝐟𝐮𝐠𝐞𝐞 𝐃𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑’ under the theme: “𝐇𝐨𝐩𝐞 𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞- 𝐚 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 𝐰𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐟𝐮𝐠𝐞𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐥𝐰𝐚𝐲𝐬 𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐝.”
This event promoted fellowship and togetherness and remind us that, regardless of our differences, we all share a common humanity.

W.O.M.E.N in full support of “World Day Against Trafficking Persons FUN DAY”. 
We promoted “Hello BeaYoutiful” an ongoing campaign to eradicate Period Poverty in Trinidad and Tobago in collaboration with “The Born Educators Academy” and the “TTRNA-Trinidad and Tobago Registered Nurses Association”

Our Hello BeaYoutiful Campaign crossed the ocean and was most present at Cheer Fair 2023, hosted by IDB in association with the Tobago House of Assembly.
 
The event included exhibition booths from different sectors and organizations, cultural displays, Health and Wellness Festival, giveaway and much more
 
WOMEN was also represented by entrepreneurs from the migrant community.
WOMEN was represented by entrepreneurs from the migrant community at the Annual Cheer Fair 2023, hosted by IDB in association with the Tobago House of Assembly.
 
The event included exhibition booths from different sectors and organizations, cultural displays, Health and Wellness Festival, giveaway and much more
 
 
Highlight of the GrowSamrt: Empowering Rural Women in Sustainable Agriculture Practices program launch 
Highlight of the GrowSamrt: Empowering Rural Women in Sustainable Agriculture Practices program graduation. 
30 amazing female farmers completed the GrowSamrt initiative.
The programme educated them on Smart Agriculture Practices, including Hydroponic and Aquaponics techniques as well as Agribusiness.
3 winners emerged at the pitch competition and took home hydroponic systems to further their businesses
Co Founders of WOMEN, Ms. Lucia Cabrera Jones and Ms. Jayme Hoyte present laptops to students for their academic excellence.
 
Faith Robinson student from the St Charles High School, Sofia Martinez student from the Malabar Secondary School, Kalifa Brown student from the  University of the Southern Caribbean and students form the Fayzabad secondary school was the first to received their laptops.
 
The laptops were donated by IDB Family Association as part of their Backpack Project.
 
WOMEN is committed to the empowerment of our women and girls.
Co Founders of WOMEN, Ms. Lucia Cabrera Jones and Ms. Jayme Hoyte present laptops to migrant women that just completed their Digital Literacy program.
 
Empowering the lives of women through digital literacy initiatives is a transformative endeavor that unlocks doors to opportunities and independence.
 
The women received essential digital skills such as internet literacy, coding, digital marketing, and online safety, to enable them to navigate today’s interconnected world with confidence and proficiency.
Highlights of the Flourish: Empowering Resilience and Integration sewing workshop. 
 
The “Flourish” program in Chaguanas, funded by the International Organization for Migration in Port of Spain (IOM) as it aligns with objectives 16 and 17 of the Global Compact for Migration, is a beacon of hope for both, the host and the migrant community, as we promote Inclusion, Integration and the elimination of discrimination, through comprehensive skill development, entrepreneurship and Community cohesion. 
 
 
Highlights of the Flourish: Empowering Resilience and Integration Hydroponic workshop. 
 
The “Flourish” program in Chaguanas, funded by the International Organization for Migration in Port of Spain (IOM) as it aligns with objectives 16 and 17 of the Global Compact for Migration, is a beacon of hope for both, the host and the migrant community, as we promote Inclusion, Integration and the elimination of discrimination, through comprehensive skill development, entrepreneurship and Community cohesion. 
 
 
Highlights of the Flourish: Empowering Resilience and Integration Community Day held at santos Ground Longdenville, Chaguanas. 
 
This was the last activity of our program held at Santos Ground Longdenville Chaguanas.

In harmony and fun members from the host and migrant community enjoyed traditional games, 🪁 fly, live entertainment, delicious food, giveaways and much more.

The Flourish: Empowering Resilience and Integration program that was designed to bridge the gaps between communities through knowledge, skill building, entrepreneurship and Integration workshops was sponsored by @iomportofspain the International Organization for Migration in Port of Spain

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