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 details soon!

Field trip: Visit to Google NYC

On May 17, NWNY took a group of 20 young immigrant women to visit the offices of Google NYC in Chelsea. We had the chance to meet and chat with several Googlers, who shared their experience and advice about job search, interview preparation, and networking.

 We’re recruiting a part-time Program Associate!

Read the full job description here. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until June 15.

 

Can’t-miss blog posts from the past month

Neighborhood history: Sunset Park, Brooklyn by Isabel Kaufman
“The ride to meet my friends in Sunset Park is quiet: past the warehouses, past the water, to the orderly residential streets. History is repeating: Sunset Park has long been characterized by the comings and goings of its population, and its soul determined by immigrant populations that have lived there. This is still true.”

The 5 best job hunting tips from immigrant women, for immigrant women by Daria Kurdyukova
“While listening to the panelists [at the NWNY roundtable discussion at the Mid-Manhattan Library on May 2] talk about their immigration and work experience, each of the LEAD participants attending the roundtable had the same goals in mind: Find encouragement and a boost of confidence during the job search process while also gaining an understanding of how to succeed as a professional in the US. Here are five of the speakers’ key pieces of advice.”

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