Dr. Soraya Fallah Speaks immigrants from culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Belonging & Displacement Summit



How might we be #BuildingBelonging for many immigrants from culturally and linguistically diverse communities? How might we help them navigate the various challenges they face as they try to integrate into an entirely new country, while providing services with respect and compassion? Let's join our panelist for the Assembly, Dr. Soraya Fallah! Dr. Soraya Fallah is a doctorate graduate and scholar from California State University Northridge (CSUN). She studied Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. She also holds a Master’s degree in International Relations & Law. She is a lifelong women and human rights advocate and activist. She is one of the founding members of UNWomen-USNC Greater LA Chapter and is currently serving as ambassador. She has gained the knowledge and drive for leadership through her life experiences, lifelong dedication to advocacy, and education. She has been a community leader and has helped paved the way for other women to follow their passions. She often focuses on gender empowerment and building on community strengths and resiliency. Dr. Soraya has been working as a social worker and supervisor in numerous community-based services for more than 15 years. She has helped many immigrants from culturally and linguistically diverse communities and served hundreds of individuals through this world. Her own lived experiences as a former refugee has given her insight into the challenges faced by historically disadvantaged communities and moves her to better serve marginalized people. She strives to be an agent of change. In her work capacity, one of her primary duties has been to educate immigrants and help them navigate the various challenges they face as they try to integrate into an entirely new country. Soraya serves elderly immigrates by providing them with mental health and community resources. She provides these services with respect and compassion and prioritizes the dignity and worth of every individual. Dr Soraya is a culturally humble provider with deep sensitivity to linguistic and cultural differences. To hear Dr. Soraya speak at our panel, grab your tickets to our Assembly
https://www.rudaw.net/english/opinion/28062019

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