Rima Nashashibi - Founder
Raising Awareness • Saving Lives
Rima Nashashibi, Founder and President of Global Hope 365, a local nonprofit dedicated to ending harmful practices toward women and girls such as Child Marriage, Human Trafficking, and other forms of gender-based violence, is an Internationally Recognized Speaker, Political and Community Leader/Activist.
Some of Ms. Nashashibi's awards:
Listed in the Orange County Register Newspaper OC’s top 125 most Influential people, on December 27, 2021.
Winner of the Los Angeles Times B2B Publishing team’s Inspirational Woman of the year in the nonprofit executive category on October 26, 2021.
Received a California Assembly Certificate of Recognition for being nominated as 2021 Nonprofit of the year in recognition of her work to end Child Marriage and Human Trafficking on July 29, 2021
Senator Dave Min recognized Ms. Nashashibi for her work through Global Hope 365 in ending Child Marriage and Human Trafficking in May 2021, Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Ms. Nashashibi, through her work as the founder and president of Global Hope 365, was able to pass the No Child Marriage under 18 unanimously, No Exceptions resolutions in 13 cities in CA, testify in various states at both the Senate level and the House to advocate for legislation to end Child Marriage under 18, No Exceptions including NH, RI, HI, KS, NY, and AK. Both RI and NY passed the legislation in June and July of 2021.
She made history in California by launching the CA Coalition to End Child Marriage in September 2019, when she received the first Proclamation supporting Ending Child Marriage under 18, No exceptions from the City of Newport Beach in October 2020 and from the City of Tustin May 2021.
She also hosted the first Child Marriage survivor stories and advocacy summits in the State on July 22 and August 5, 2020.