Now she is gearing her efforts toward “consultations and workshops that support global entrepreneurs to start and market themselves and their businesses.” Hazami Barmada (pictured on the left in the tweet below) is a social entrepreneur in Washington.
She is the co-founder of Al-Mubadarah: Arab Empowerment Initiative, an organization that harnesses the expertise of global Arab expatriates to boost economic development in the Arab world.
Across the country Arab-American women are building businesses and careers while supporting their communities and encouraging others.
Here are three women who have forged their own paths and committed to help others.
Juman Doleh-Alomary is the information technology audit director at Wayne State University in Detroit.
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It’s important to challenge stereotypes, says Barmada.