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Keeping Hope Alive


Please join us in this fundraiser and help us bring hope to the internally displaced people of Somalia Saturday March 26th, Time: 6.00PM-10.00PM Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center 100 Malcolm X Blvd. Boston, MA 02120 Refreshments will be provided! Ticket Prices Adults: $40 Students: $20 You can purchase tickets at the door or in […]


Fearless Somali Doctor Stares Down Warlords


For two decades, Glamour magazine has presented awards to its “Women of the Year” – women who’ve achieved great things and inspired others. As CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller reports, this year’s list includes three of the strongest women you’ll ever meet. It’s a star-studded annual event honoring celebrities, activists and athletes. “We’ve celebrated the […]


Women of the Year 2010: Dr Hawa Abdi & Her Daughters


They are Women of the Year because: “They are fearless. Their life’s purpose is to be of service to Somali refugees, and their unwavering fortitude in the face of insurmountable obstacles is a testament to the warrior spirit of women.” —Iman, cosmetics executive, model and 2006 Woman of the Year, born in Somalia On a […]