Tagged: immigrant women

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...

Make Olivie, a traditional Russian salad served for holidays and celebrations

This simple salad is served at special gatherings and holidays and is a favorite of New Women New Yorkers volunteer, Sveta. “I can’t imagine any major event in my family without this dish,” says Sveta. Olivie Approx. 6 servings Prep time: Approx. 20 mins Cook time: 15 mins Ingredients: 3 small or medium potatoes 3 medium carrots 1 can (14-15 oz) of peas (or 1 cup of frozen peas) 4-8 hard boiled eggs (to taste) 6-8 small dill pickles 1-2...

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...