“50 INSPIRING VOICES OF MIGRANT WOMEN” – BOOK LAUNCHED IN DALLAS
By Fati Gorezi
‘’50 Inspiring Voices of Migrant Women’’ is a book that takes you through the lives of migrant women in pursuit of their dreams. These wonderful and inspiring true-life stories of their childhood, culture and history reveals the difficult challenges they had to overcome, the difficulties they had to face, and the courage they had to find, in order to reach their life goals.
The book was launched in Dallas, USA, on the 31st March 2018where the author,Mirela Sula, was being hosted by Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk, the Co-Founder and President of ‘The Memnosyne Institute’ and the ‘JPTFoundation’.Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk is the contributor for the USA portion of the book.
As Mary explains: ‘’I was humbled and privileged to be able to interview some truly remarkable women whose lives are the very embodiment of strength, perseverance and passion leveraged with an intelligent, strategic mind. Often under extremely challenging circumstances they succeeded – and each one of them left me inspired and wiser for having learned from them.’’
Six other amazing women also contributed to the book -Quynh Chau Stone, Tessa Mugica, Tania Arrayales Rodriguez, Pam G. Eudaric and Nina Vaca-Humrichouse.They were also present at the launch event and shared their stories of courage as immigrants who have gone from struggle to success! The book is an authentic and inspiring compilation of life stories from 50 women around the world that is sure to empower women everywhere regardless of their background. The event, which was all about emphasising the importance of empowering immigrant women, gave Mirela the chance to share her own story of the challenges she had to face on her own journey as an immigrant woman to the UK and later as anentrepreneur.
Mirela talked about the different ways in which immigrant women can truly be valuable contributors to society and to the economy after they have found their feet.
The book is all about changing myths and false perceptions about migration by showing how women have the potential to make the world a better and more equitable place for all.
( Interviews with Migrant Women in Dallas by Mirela Sula)
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