Cumbria Multicultural Women’s Network brings together women of diverse cultures now living in Cumbria, for the purpose of acknowledging and celebrating individual heritage and traditions, sharing unique and collective experience, and nurturing skills and confidence; thus enhancing abilities to integrate with local community and pursue new opportunities.

Get Involved

How to Become a Member

You are welcome to attend any of our social get-togethers or meetings. You don't have to be a member to join the group.  You can come as a guest to any of our monthly meetings and if you wish to join later you can speak to the group contact in your area.  

If you prefer to ring or email then please just drop us a line or give us a call, you'll find all the phone numbers and email addresses in the contacts page .  You can check our events calendar for dates of future activities.


Membership is open to any woman of any culture or ethnic group who lives in Cumbria and has migrated to this country for any reason.

 Friends of CMWN

You can support the network by becoming a Friend of CMWN.  Friends are people from local communities and elsewhere who wish to support the activities of the network. To datemany friends have come along to share our social activities and to offer volunteering help in various ways.

Friends of the network are welcome to all our social activities and we welcome suggestions and creative ideas.

 Volunteering Activities

Organise a fund raising activity

Offer support by befriending a member for shopping trips and outings - with an aim to giving opportunities for the practise of English as a second language.

Teachers can offer to teach conversational English to small informal groups.

You may be able to offer your professional skills, as an invaluable contribution in many instances. 
Set up a new group?

If there is not a CMWN group in your area and you would like to set one up, we will help you.  Please check our contacts page for a group leader in your area or contact Jo Ann Saltiga. (  


If you are in a position to sponsor any aspects of CMWN work please contact Donika Begaj.

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