Posted by femigrants17 | 06 August 2017
An African-American Female Leader Helps Immigrant Families in the Most Powerful Way

"A lot of immigrants come to the United States and there is nobody to guide and direct them. We should give back by helping them and I am grateful for each day we get a chance to do just that. This is what being blessed is all about!” Managing Director of Ravir LLC and a...

Posted by femigrants17 | 13 August 2017
From Israeli Defense to Tech: A Former Female Captain Joins the New Wave of Silicon Valley Founders

If you are a female immigrant, you have to work extra hard on taking the necessary steps that will give you leverage in reaching your goals faster. Adi Bittan, CEO and Co-Founder of OwnerListens, a Femigrant from Israel (more…)

Posted by femigrants17 | 03 September 2017
Adele: An Immigrant Woman Migrating To Two Different Countries To Follow Her Passion

It is important to be proactive and to do things even if you fail the first time. It’s necessary to learn from your mistakes so that you can cultivate new methods that help you overcome your obstacles. (more…)

Posted by femigrants17 | 17 September 2017
An Immigrant Woman from Asia Launches A Business to Coach Immigrants in America

When you move to a new country as an immigrant, it is possible for you to succeed, but you have to look at things from a different perspective. Immigrants are the most resilient group. It takes a lot of courage to uproot yourself and move to a new environment." (more…)

Posted by femigrants17 | 24 September 2017
The worst you can get is a ‘NO’. But you’ll never know that if you don’t ask.

Own your individuality. Don't stress about how you are not like the typical person in your profession, but instead focus on the unique strengths you bring to the table" Rama Karve is a Femigrant from Pune, India. She works as a Software Engineer at Facebook (more…)

Posted by femigrants17 | 25 September 2017
A Story of a Turkish Immigrant Woman Who Got a Job at WhatsApp

Moving to a new country, starting from scratch again without any support proved to be a challenge. Like other successful Femigrants, I am a living testimony that hard work DOES pay off" Pinar Sezer Erdogan, Femigrant from Turkey. Market Manager at WhatsApp.   Favorite quote: "Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.” Atatürk,...

Posted by femigrants17 | 01 October 2017
Meet a Program Manager of Oculus, a Femigrant from India who donates her hair to ACS

As an immigrant myself, I learned how to be confident, to be myself and free myself from any judgements. My approach towards life has changed and I see life differently now.” Lavanya Poreddy, Femigrant from Hyderabad, India.  She works as a Program Manager with Logistics and Operations at Oculus/Facebook. (more…)

Posted by femigrants17 | 04 October 2017
How an Immigrant from Venezuela Landed a Rewarding Role at Facebook to Kick off Her Career Right out of College

Share your stories, and find strength from each other’s struggles and successes. You will find hope and affirmation that all of your dreams will come to fruition" Veronica Peñaloza Wolfermann is a Femigrant from Venezuela. She works as an Account Manager for Non-Profits at Facebook. (more…)

Posted by femigrants17 | 13 October 2017
Iranian Entrepreneur and Technologist Rewires a Profession for Diversity

There is not a lot of room for emotional things while working with men and it is very transactional. The satisfaction I get to support women and see them thrive out beats the feeling I experienced when climbing the corporate ladder.” Sepideh Nasiri Sazesh, a Femigrant from Iran, Founder of Persian Women in Tech (more…)