Refugee Women Rising

Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Pamela Font-Gabel
Primary Contact Name
Pam Font-Gabel
Main Address

Joslyn Castle office
3902 Davenport Street
Omaha, NE 68131
United States

Refugee Women Rising at Yates
3260 Davenport Street
Omaha, NE 68131
United States

What We Do

Refugee Women Rising exists to collaborate with Omaha's diverse refugee populations.  Our community-curated programming includes driver's education, HomeDish culinary experiences, and women's wellness initiatives.  

Our Mission: Through compassionate, culturally-sensitive programming & relationships, we collaborate with refugee women to further themselves personally and professionally. ​

Our Values: We prioritize women's empowerment, welcoming, intentionality, lived experience & solidarity. ​

Our Vision: To reawaken refugee women's inherent human dignity.

Interesting Info
  • RWR's 5 certified driving instructors are refugee & immigrant women who teach their peers.
  • RWR Tea Time events marry women's wellness with community experts.
  • Every day, RWR staff engage with women by speaking Dari, Arabic, Spanish, & French.
Geographic Location
Our location on the grounds of Joslyn Castle & Gardens.