Shabnam Baidariwal

State: New Jersey

City of Residence: Elizabeth, New Jersey

Country of origin: Afghanistan

Arrival in the U.S.: 2011

Ms. Shabnam Baidariwal was advised by the U.S. Department of State to leave Afghanistan in 2011 after the Taliban attacked branches of her organization and threatened her and her husband’s lives. They now live in Elizabeth, New Jersey where Ms. Baidariwal works as a Grant Coordinator at Rutgers Business School. Since her arrival in the US, Ms. Baidariwal has completed a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and Non-Profit Management at Rutgers …

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