The Jamaican Women of Florida (JWOF), Inc., is a Florida Not-For-Profit founded October, 2012 as an organization designed to provide an outlet for Jamaican women in Florida to empower themselves through networking, mentoring and personal development. The goal of JWOF is to engage Jamaican women in Florida and to give back to the next generation of young women by assisting in the development of leadership and personal skills to operate in a global environment. JWOF is dedicated to Jamaican Women – Powerful Women . . . Worldwide.
There are two options for membership, Regular and Associate.
Any 1st or 2nd generation Jamaican woman residing in Florida is eligible for regular membership, to vote and to hold office
Any person interested in promoting the objectives of JWOF and any other person not eligible for regular membership. Associate members are not entitled to hold office, vote, or participate in the election of officers and/or Executive Board members of JWOF.
Benefits of Membership
A JWOF membership is an investment in yourself, young Jamaican women and the Jamaican community as a whole. We strive to foster this investment through career and educational development, charitable partnerships, mentoring and participation in cultural educational activities.
JWOF hosts workshops and forums in social media marketing, finance and health & wellness; all are open to members and the public.
JWOF is committed to our community. We have awarded our first scholarship, "POWERFUL WOMEN...NEXT GENERATION" and members volunteer with the United Way Of Broward County's ReadingPals program.
In our first year, JWOF has hosted and or participated in a number of cultural-related activities including: JWOF "Ole Tyme Gran Market" and the Annual Anancy Festival.
JWOF Stages a yearly Women's Empowerment Conference that focuses on powerful Jamaican women who share their experiences on succeeding in their professions, transforming their lives and careers and the impact of mentoring each other and the next generation.
BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!
Select this link to apply online.
Download and print your membership application form here.
For offline membership application, please enclose and make check payable to:
Jamaican Women Of Florida
PO Box 551677
Davie, FL 33355