Category: Culture & events

What we’re up to this fall, Summer Meetup recap, and other news

Tell Your Friends, Family, and Neighbors About LEAD The fall series of NWNY’s flagship LEAD program are about to begin! LEAD is a free 8-week workforce development program open to young immigrant women combining skills training, teamwork, and leadership development. ?subject=LEAD%20program” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>leadprogram@nywomenimmigrants or sign up to attend one of our Info Sessions at the NYPL Chatham Square (Sept 12 & 19) or Mid-Manhattan (Sept 13 & 20) branches. Can’t join us? Don’t let that stop you from telling your friends, family, and neighbors about LEAD! Click...

Shop to support NWNY, behind the scenes of Real People. Real Lives. photo project, and other news

Shop for NWNY on Amazon Smile and Kiindly  You can now support New Women New Yorkers through the simple act of shopping! Use Amazon Smile (not regular Amazon) or Kiindly when purchasing items and choose New Women New Yorkers as the nonprofit beneficiary of a percentage of the proceeds. The donation is made at no additional cost to you! Latest news: Immigrant Women Command the Stage and Share Their Lives at “Stories That Move Us” Fundraiser On July 25, 2017, New Women New Yorkers...

Stories That Move Us showcases true-life tales of immigrant women

Written by Daria Kurdyukova “What makes you feel like a New Yorker?” Arielle Kandel, founder and director of New Women New Yorkers, posed this question to a group of young immigrant women sharing their stories at a live event of the nonprofit on July 25 at LMHQ in Lower Manhattan. “I feel like a New Yorker when I see naked artists in Times Square,” said one young woman. “When I rush even if I don’t need to,” said another. “When...

The 5 best job interview tips from NWNY’s mock interview session

Written by Sophia Zhang On June 6, New Women New Yorkers hosted a mock interview session at the Centre For Social Innovation for new graduates of the LEAD program. The session gave participants a chance to practice their job interview skills and meet with a group of 15 talented professionals in their fields of interest. The professionals within the group represented various industries and companies such as Royal Bank Canada, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, L&R Distributors, NYC Office of...