Author: Anna Archibald

How to make the Georgian walnut dessert Churchkhela

  If you have a sweet tooth, you’ll love this recipe for Churchkhela — a dessert log of sugar-coated walnuts that’s a favorite of Khatia, a New Women New Yorkers blogger and native Georgian. Churchkhela takes a while to make, but we promise: It’s worth the wait. Churchkhela Prep time: 4 hours Cooking time: 3 hours Ingredients: 1 1/2 quarts of white grape juice 3/4 cup of sugar 1 cup of flour 40 walnut halves Supplies: 30 inch heavy-duty thread...

NWNY visits Google — and we’re hiring!

New Women New Yorkers kicked off Immigrant Heritage Month with an incredible evening at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, with The Moth and a group of 11 young women immigrants, storytellers for the night. For the very first time, these young immigrant women shared their stories with family and friends, and made us cry, laugh, and feel inspired and energized. Keep an eye out for our upcoming storytelling performance open to the public in July — we’ll be sharing...

The 5 best job hunting tips from immigrant women, for immigrant women

Written by Daria Kurdyukova On May 2, New Women New Yorkers hosted a roundtable discussion featuring five women guest speakers at the Mid-Manhattan Library. The panelists — professionals in different industries — addressed an audience made up of participants from the LEAD program, NWNY’s free workforce development program for young immigrant women. The guest speakers included Jerin Arifa, originally from Bangladesh, an award-winning community organizer and communications specialist and Founder and President of the National Organization for Women’s (NOW) inaugural...

We’re hosting a pop-up dinner in Brooklyn this month

In honor of Immigrant Heritage Month (June), we’re hosting a pop-up dinner on May 23. Join us to celebrate the work we do with a six-course, vegetarian dinner from Chef Ankur Parikh. The dinner will be centered around the understanding that the beauty and vibrancy of our city comes not only from each distinct immigrant group, but also the individuals within each group, composed of extensive variations of tongues, dialects, and beliefs. Each course will have a color theme, using...