Despite belonging to a remote part of the world, I never stopped dreaming of exploring the world and believing myself. I started working with a nonprofit organization Sarhad Rural Support Program in Pakistan, in January 2013. SRSP is the largest
Hands are the world’s rudimentary tool. Our hands verify the tangible from the abstract. They exhibit the possibilities of humanity. Maritza Garcia made known this beautiful truth to me; she claims “Your hands can make a miracle, once a piece
We at EWI are always excited to hear about women’s accomplishments being celebrated, and are thrilled to promote the news of the Virginia Women’s Monument, which is currently accepting nominations for the Wall of Honor. Virginia is a state with a
Mukaddes is originally from Turkey and moved to the United States eleven years ago as an undergraduate student. Mukaddes graduated with a degree in Linguistics and currently teaches the Turkish language and culture. Her expertise in Turkish ranges from Turkish language
Arianna Sweeney is 29 years old and originally from Bolivia, South America. She moved to the US when she was 15 years old. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond with a degree in Education and Linguistics. Arianna’s relationship
Suha was born and raised in Lebanon. Hospitality and entertainment with food is a tradition and a staple of Arabic and Lebanese culture. Her parents and grandparents have always been enthusiastic about food and her father especially had specialty foods
Sachie Tani is originally from Japan but has been in the U.S for the past 20 years. Last year she made a big move from Vermont to Virginia. “Wooden Pencil Company” is the name of her business, which involves nature inspired artwork online. Her inspiration has been her mum who is also very crafty.