Heba Abdallah is a 32-year-old Egyptian woman and a mother to two young girls, aged four and two. In 2012, she travelled from Egypt to the United States with her oldest daughter to join her husband and currently lives in Astoria. This is her story of the struggles of coming to the USA as an immigrant.
Each year, the Nominating Committee for the Metro NY chapter of the U.S. National Committee for UN Women (USNC-UN Women) presents a slate of qualified nominees for election to the Board of Directors. The committee is looking for individuals with experience, contacts, and resources who will help to shape the programs of USNC-UN Women.