Join Prosperity Candle in our “Women in Conflict Tour” in DC and New York City!

Want to learn more about how women’s empowerment is being addressed through business and media in Iraq and Afghanistan?

On November 4, Prosperity Candle’s own Amber Chand along with Manal Omar, Christina Asquith and Women’s Voices Now spoke at Simmons College in Boston, in a panel moderated by Siiri Morley. After the event, which was attended by a wide array of people in the area, many of the attendees said that the evening had a profound and positive impact on their view of the world.

The issues discussed at the Boston event ranged from issues of identity, engaging others in the improvement of women’s rights around the globe, to the impact economic freedom can have on a women and her community. These diverse challenges that women faced were united by the common idea that women’s rights issues affect all of us no matter how far away that issue might seem.

Our kick-off event at Simmons College in Boston, MA. On the panel, from L-R, are Christina Asquith, Manal Omar, Amber Chand & Catinca Tabacaru

Prosperity Candle will continue these discussions with the same team in Washington, DCon November 12 and in New York City on November 29th. We’re excited to share our work and answer questions about women’s empowerment in Iraq and Afghanistan alongside our incredible allies working alongside us in this field.

Manal Omar, author of Barefoot in Baghdad, will read from her new book. Omar is Director of Iraq programs at United States Institute of Peace and former Country Director with Women for Women International in Iraq. Christina Asquith will read from her book Sisters in War. Asquith is an awarding winning journalist who’s book is based on the 18 months she lived in and reported from Baghdad, Iraq. The book focuses on the stories of four women living in Baghdad from 2003-2004. The evening continues with films curated by Women’s Voices Now from their Women’s Voices from the Muslim World film festival about women in Afghanistan. Films shown at the Boston event included Again Lifeby Hassan Fazeli and Half Value Life, which was submitted under a private name.

Please join us as both events will conclude with a Question and Answer session and cocktail receptions providing the opportunity for active dialogue. The events are free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!

For more information please visit our event pages on Facebookor read this media release. Please spread the word!


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Unique soy blend fair trade candles handcrafted by women artisans candles at Prosperity Candle

Amber & Bergamot

Warm and inviting, amber and bergamot combined with subtle notes of geranium, black cardamom, sandalwood and eucalyptus.

Balsam & Juniper Berry

Wonderfully fresh and seasonally-inspired, this woodland blend of balsam fir, cedarwood and juniper berry radiates the feeling of joy that comes with the holidays. 

Chai Tea

Green tea mixed with a cozy blend of cinnamon, clove, cardamom and peppermint reminds you of your favorite tea spot. A perennial fall favorite! 

Clementine & Lavender

A bright, fresh citrus scent of clementine, tangerine, bergamot and lemon… nicely balanced with French lavender. If you love citrus with a subtle twist, this is for you.

Coastal Seagrass

Clean and aromatic, gentle notes of salty seagrass and ocean water mingle with a hint of sweet coastal air… a blend that will transport you to a faraway shore with calming lapping waves.

Fig & Cedar

An aromatic blend of fresh fig, cedar and oakmoss brightened with grapefruit, lemon zest and a hint of orange. Wonderfully nuanced and just slightly sweet, it’s our new favorite fig scent.

French Lavender & Vanilla

Sweet and refreshing, French lavender and classic vanilla bean are paired to create this deeply comforting and indulgent scent. The perfect balance of two soothing favorites.

Pear & Freesia

Fresh pear mingles with floral notes of freesia and just a touch of patchouli. A joyful fragrance to evoke the freshness of your favorite garden and remind you of the beauty of nature.

Tobacco & Spice 

Dried tobacco leaves blended with teak, cedar and amber with a touch of spice and pimento berry essential oils... a nuanced scent to bring warmth inside.

Tonka & Oud

Wonderfully rich and earthy, tonka beans are paired with oud wood and topped with hints of balsam, rum, amaretto and musk. A restful scent with a captivating twist.

White Tea & Citrus 

An uplifting blend of white tea, bergamot, fig and fresh jasmine combined with a subtle hint of soft sandalwood. This is delightfully light and elegant.

Unscented

Completely fragrance-free.
Perfect for centerpieces, dinner candles and those who prefer no scent.

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