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How the COVID-19 Quarantine is Bringing Back My Experience as a Refugee

A Former Refugee from Iraq Shares Her Reflections on the Global Pandemic Photo by Levi Clancy on Unsplash Basma Alawee came to the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee in 2010. She is currently the Refugee Organizer with

Good examples of achieved women empowerment

Empowering women isn’t a buzzword but a movement about empowering women socially and economically. All women around the world must have access to education, financial independence, economic opportunities, equal treatment and legal protection. The achieved milestone for

Tamara’s quest to support investment in Iraq

By Tamara Ra’ad Shaker: 1992 is the year I was born in Baghdad. I went to Al-Nahrain University, College of Business Economics in 2010 and by 2014 I had earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Investment

Getting ready for the Runway

By Dana Asady : I was born and raised in Basra, Iraq and spent my early life in the city of love and poetry. During the hardship of the 8 years during the Iraqi/Iranian war, just like