TMWF Announces Mona Kafeel as Interim Executive Director

Click here for the official Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Aliah Henry The Henry Group 214-699-7986 Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation Announces Mona Kafeel as Interim Executive Director PLANO, TX. – Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation (TMWF) announces it has named Mona Kafeel as its Interim Executive Director, effective April 1, 2020. Kafeel brings a wealth of organizational experience and community leadership to her next stage of strategic service. Having joined the TMWF in 2007, she most recently served as Chief Philanthropy and Operating Officer and was responsible for its operational management and long-term strategic goals. In…

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Survivor Safety Net during Covid-19

TMWF is raising funds to support survivors of domestic abuse. We need your support during this critical time for our families. Donate here. Funds will impact our mission by: – Providing emergency assistance to survivors laid off or with reduced income – Purchasing medical and safety supplies for our shelters – Supplementing other basic need emergency costs for our families – Securing licenses and tech equipment for online work, school, counseling and case management Donate here: https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/tmwf If you’re on Facebook, you can also contribute to our Facebook fundraiser! Thank you for being a #PeaceChampion

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Covid-19 Update 1

Dear TMWF Friends and Family, We hope you are staying safe and healthy during this time. We are continuing to closely monitor information provided by local public health agencies and the CDC on the progression of the COVID‐19 outbreak in the United States. In keeping with these guidelines, and in recognition of the critical role of the services we provide to those experiencing domestic abuse, we are implementing changes to our operations. TMWF is now limiting the number of personnel in the office in order to protect their health and those who we serve. To avoid any disruption of service, please email…

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Thank you for attending our International Women’s Day Luncheon!

Our International Women’s Day Luncheon was a lovely success! We heard from the thoughtful and knowledgeable Dr. Ingrid Mattson in discussion with Imam Shpendim Nadzaku. We celebrated countless women in the community, including our incredible outgoing Executive Director, Dr. Hind Jarrah. Guests purchased roses for the special women in their lives. And we couldn’t have done it without you! Thank you! Full Photo Album

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TMWF Publishes National Report on Trauma-Informed Care

Ever wondered what we mean when we say we provide “culturally-sensitive and trauma-informed” care? We are beyond excited to announce the publishing of a new report, “From the Roots of Trauma to the Flowering of Trauma-Informed Care,” in collaboration with the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence, under the leadership of Dr. Dheeshana S. Jayasundara. This report defines trauma and trauma-informed practices, what it means to be culturally-sensitive, and why we at TMWF have found these practices to be so important. We are so grateful to everyone who has and continues to play a part in supporting our work in order to…

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