About New Women New Yorkers
Inclusion & diversity: New Women New Yorkers believes in the vast potential that every immigrant woman coming to New York can contribute to our city, regardless of her national origin, cultural background, or educational level.
Equality of opportunities: We endeavor to level the playing field so that gender, country of origin, ethnicity, family background, and other characteristics that are beyond an individual’s control do not impact a person’s outcomes.
Freedom to choose one’s professional path: We strive to offer our participants with the resources and support they need in order to pursue their chosen professional path.
LEAD is a free workforce development program for immigrant women who are intermediate English learners, facilitated entirely in English. Key goals are to support and prepare our participants for entry into the NYC workforce or to pursue higher education.
We Speak We LEAD is a free workforce development and professional English learning program for immigrant women who are elementary or intermediate English learners, facilitated entirely in English. Key goals are to support participants in improving their professional English and confidence and in pursuing their career exploration, and to prepare them for entry into the NYC workforce or to pursue higher education and vocational trainings.
Bridge to LEAD is a free program for immigrant women who are beginner English learners, currently facilitated with the use of both English and Spanish. It will benefit in particular Spanish-speaking immigrant women who hold a high school diploma or less.
We provide workforce development and other programs to empower immigrant women to obtain meaningful employment or pursue higher education in NYC. We offer a safe, inclusive space where immigrant women can build community and share their stories.
Resources • Programs • Commmunity
Career advice • Panel discussions • Interview & resume prep