Women's Centers International – Home of the Women's Centers Movement

WCI develops safe gathering places with the resources women need to transform their lives.   

A Center fosters women’s healing and growth, enabling them to become vital agents 

of sustainable peace and prosperity in their communities. 

Baraka Women's Center is now producing face masks for COVID-19 prevention.  

In Nairobi, contact Teresia at 254-721-381008 

In the US, contact Susan at 510-823-2120

Help reduce transmission of the virus in Kenya.

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Top Speaker for Your Next


Susan Burgess-Lent, WCI's Executive Director, offers insightful, inspiring presentations to professional, academic, religious and civic organizations, and women's groups. Please review the information below.

S Burgess-Lent Speaker Info.pdf
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Susan Burgess Lent, Executive Director of WCI and Author of Trouble Ahead: Dangerous Missions with Desperate People      Here and There with Dave Marash




The film BARAKA: Amazing Place







View on YouTube 



Success Stories

from Baraka Women's Center 


Baraka Mtido Fashion Accessories (BMFA)

Baraka Center trains women in the fine art of beadwork.

Click HERE to see fashion accessories available in the U.S.

Proceeds from sales support BMFA's growth in training and employing craftswomen.