Category: Culture & events

Arts and culture features of the month

Written by NWNY This is the first of our new monthly series focused on arts features and events in New York City and elsewhere that relate to women and/or immigrants. Each month, our volunteers will highlight features, such as films, TV series, art exhibits, theater, and musical performances that they have experienced themselves or plan to check out soon. If you think we’ve missed something, let us know on one of our social media channels! Movie: Coco Highlight by Diana,...

Campaign update, new LEAD graduates, photo & storytelling at our Winter Bash, and blog post of the month

I want to thank all among you who have contributed to our crowdfunding campaign, and helped us fundraise! We’ve raised over $3,000 in just a few days, from more than 30 donors. We received a lot of Facebook posts, tweets, and other social media impressions.  If you haven’t had the chance to learn more about our campaign yet, take three minutes to watch our video and visit our campaign page here: https://nycimmigrantwomen.causevox.com I’d be immensely grateful if you could continue sharing our campaign...

Photography & storytelling at our Winter Bash, early bird tickets available

We’re coming back on December 17 to the Starr Bar in Bushwick, Brooklyn to celebrate our third year serving young immigrant women in New York City – We hope you’ll be able to join! The event will feature the very first showing of our new photography & storytelling exhibit Real People. Real Lives. Women Immigrants of New York, together with a DJ, full cash bar and kitchen, and exclusive silent auction of the photographs shown. All event proceeds go to the programs of New Women New Yorkers.  Click here to get your ticket early and take advantage...

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...