From Riding the Bus to Driving a Car of the Year…
Follow your passion, not the money. Money will always follow if you follow your dreams and passion… Sandra was 13 when she arrived in US from Guatemala. The daughter of a single mother, Sandra was the
Freedom Dreams of Unhappy ‘Princess’ in a Golden Castle…
Believe in yourself, in your power, and be ready to leave your comfort zone and accept new changes if you want to change your life. Afag is a 37 years old single mom of two
How Medical School Graduate Won Game App Award
I try not to look at challenges as issues, but as good lessons for me to develop myself and work on managing my business and keeping my family happy at the same time. Sunitha Kumar
The Biggest Challenge Is Experience
The attitude for gratitude always brings in positive results in achieving success in anything. AN INTERVIEW WITH HEMALI ACHARYA ZAVERI, A FEMIGRANT FROM INDIA. Tell us a little bit about yourself (where are you originally from? When did
My Biggest Dream Is to Own ‘Volcano Kimchi’ Stores Around the Country
I had no business background but I jumped in anyway, and thankfully I have learned a lot along the way and the business is now growing. An Interview with Aruna Lee, a Femigrant from South Korea.
How Literature and Math Grad Founded the Famous Gelateria Brand
It will take a couple more generations for women to be treated equally as men even in a progressive society such as the United States An Interview with Uli Nasibova, a Femigrant from Azerbaijan. She is an
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IKA ALIYEVA, FOUNDER
Femigrant from Azerbaijan. The winner of 4 various international educational and leadership programs. An Alumni of Edmund S. Muskie Exchange Program. Owner of Nurtravel.org . As a primary job, Ika Aliyeva provides public content support at Instagram/Facebook. Blogging, social media and photography are her passions. Loves traveling and international cuisine. Speaks English, Turkish, Russian and (native) Azerbaijani languages.
MAMMAD KARIM, BOARD MEMBER
Serial entrepreneur and investor. The Founder of the first investment funds for early- stage start-ups in Azerbaijan, Khazar Ventures. His portfolio covers start-ups in Ireland, Turkey, Jordan and Belgium. Leads an accelerator program for local startups, helping them to grow in Azerbaijan and expand to international markets. Mr Karimov launched two online media channels and Digital Marketing Institute in Azerbaijan.
AYGUN SULEYMANOVA, BOARD MEMBER
Femigrant from Azerbaijan. A mentor who is passionate about supporting women to realize their full potential and drive their careers forward. Aygun is the creator of Mentoring Women in Tech group and speaks at Women of Silicon Valley conference series. In her 8 years in US, she has taken her own career from an intern at a small startup in Miami to a Product Marketing Director at Salesforce.