In 2005, against the backdrop of a post-9/11 world, a diverse group of Muslim women representing different countries came together to launch Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation. Our goal: as Muslim women, to stand for peace and to make a positive contribution to the community in which we live.
From that meeting, Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation was born, along with our mission to empower all women and their families. We believe that by promoting and supporting women and their families, we can build stronger communities based in cultural awareness and understanding.
Our mission is to empower, promote and support all women and their families, with a special focus on North Texas. We are an equal opportunity provider. We engage all members of the community – women, men, seniors, families and youth – in our programs, which provide:
Since 2005, Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation has
Young Hearts Matter Activist of the Year Texas Council on Family Violence
Thought Leaders Cohort Texas Council on Family Violence
Maura Women Helping Women Leadership Award, Dallas Women’s Foundation 2017
Uruj Saeed Award for Volunteerism, SoundVision-National Islamic Organization, 2015
Person of Faith Award, SMU Perkins School of Theology, 2015
2014 Spirit of Community Leadership Award, League of Women Voters of Collin County, 2014
Rebecca Egelston Caso Bridge Builder Award, Collin County Council on Family Violence, 2012
Social Innovator Recognition, bigBANG!, Dallas Social Venture Partners, 2011
Peacemaking Organization of the Year, Dallas Peace Center, 2010