Category: Culture & events

Launching our fall programming, featured blog post, and other news

And We’re Off! Launching the Fall LEAD Series The fall series of NWNY’s flagship LEAD program began in late September at the Chatham Square and Mid-Manhattan libraries. This season, we have the pleasure of working with a cohort of twenty-six young immigrant women from 20 different countries! In addition to facilitating workforce development, LEAD also aims to build a community of support. Our two groups of women already seem well on their way to becoming good friends! Our Recent Mock Interview and Career Counseling...

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...