Category: Jahaida Jesurum

Our 3rd NYC Young Women Immigrants Meetup: Learning about our rights in the US workplace, pitching, and networking

Written by Jahaida Hernández Jesurum   On Thursday, May 26, New Women New Yorkers hosted its third Meetup for young women immigrants in New York City, with a focus on discussing issues of protection...

NWNY’s latest Meetup and upcoming LEAD series

Written by Jahaida Hernández Jesurum On February 9, New Women New Yorkers held its second Meetup — the first of 2016 — focused on an important skill: networking. Immigrant women from every corner of...

Zahra Noorbakhsh defies Muslim women’s stereotypes one comedy show at a time

Written by Jahaida Hernández Jesurum   It’s challenging to talk about Zahra Noorbakhsh without bringing up religion. So much of the California-born Iranian-American’s work focuses on the fact that she is Muslim — but...

Celebrating a successful 2015 and looking ahead

Written by Jahaida Hernández Jesurum and Sabrina Axster Last week, New Women New Yorkers had a big reason to celebrate: Friday’s End-of-Year Bash marked the close of a successful 2015 and a jump-start to...