Nasreen-Sheikh: One Person CAN Make a Difference!

Presented by Chicago, Illinois

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

7:00 pm

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Oak Park Public Library-Veteran's Room

834 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL
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Nasreen Sheikh ran away from her village in Nepal at the age of 11 to escape forced marriage and oppression. She worked 12-15 hours a day in a sweatshop in Kathmandu and slept on the floor. At 16, she launched a women’s sewing cooperative and a foundation to help other young women and children in Nepal. Come here this inspiring young social entrepreneur share her story. Co-sponsored by Dominican University’s fashion department, the Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business, Chicago Fair Trade and the Oak Park Public Library.

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