You are Invited as our Special Guest to the 


1st Annual Holiday Gift Marketplace
Sunday, November 24, 11am-5pm



The Whittemore House
1526 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20036
(near Dupont Circle)

What if we all come together for one day  

to shop and exchange ideas  

that create social good?  


The marketplace is a unique shopping experience for holiday gifts and  

a crowd-sourcing platform for engaging customers in providing ideas, 

connections and services that support local businesses.







Fine Art and Handcrafted Gifts




Learn how Nadia Janjua combines art and social justice to celebrate  

her identity and empower other women  



   " Nadia ... believes that painting and creating art is a form of "ibadat" (worship in Arabic). She has found that painting makes life more "livable." Painting helps her grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally. As a Muslim-American woman artist, she has discovered that her South-Asian roots have encouraged her to celebrate struggle through art."  



Natural Skin-care and Hair Oils 



Ensen Hair and Skin Products
Meet Elsa and Ansen and hear what inspired their business

Homemade Baked Goods      



Ma Lizzie's gluten-free and sugar free cakes and cupcakes are a must! 



Egyptian Sweets and Treats



Learned what inspired Aida to Bake and Launch Cooking & Beyond 



Unique Jewelry, Fashion Accessories,  

Games, Cards and More   



  Handcrafted by Suzanne Morgan and Native American Artists 




Contact Marga 



Thank You EWI Sponsors 


WNDC Educational Foundation

Omni Studio

Union Kitchen   

In Focus Foundation  



Our Mission

Empowered Women International (EWI) creates jobs and economic empowerment for immigrant, refugee, and low-income women in the Greater Washington DC Metro Area.  

EWI provides a yearlong entrepreneur incubator, mentoring and support services  

that transform women's lives and livelihoods. Learn more   


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