Here at Hnub Tshiab: Hmong Women Achieving Together (HWAT) we are a grassroots organization dedicated to empowering Hmong women and girls to forge their own paths through personal and professional development and cultural, multi-generational programming.

A Vision for Today and the Future

Hnub Tshiab – Hmong Women Achieving Together (HWAT)

envisions a world where Hmong women and girls are valued and supported to achieve their highest potential in all aspects of their lives. We see a society that honors the choices that Hmong women make and celebrates their ability to direct their own destinies.

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How To Get Involved

It takes a community to build a community! Together, we can help more women and girls strive for their dreams.


Donate to Hnub Tshiab

Help us continue to provide resources, learning experiences, and scholarships to women and girls across the country by donating.

Programs and Events

Leadership Institute
A 5 to 6 month long professional development program for Hmong women that provides an opportunity to develop into more powerful community leaders. Winter 2024 applications are open!
Build strong bonds and connect with other young Hmong women through a combination of education, training, and community building. Check the Retreats page for applications and more information.
Are you looking to make a difference in your community? Volunteer with HWAT by sharing your knowledge and expertise through a workshop or helping with our programs and events.

Hear from Our Community

“I never thought I was good at speaking in front of people, but the public speaking workshop with Hnub Tshiab challenged me to step out of my comfort zone.

-Mai Her

“Being at the Hmong Girls Leadership retreat was so fun! I felt like I could really be honest and be supported at the same time.

— Samantha Yang

Leadership Institute Highlights

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