Delegate Norah Bagirinka spoke at the annual Columbus YWCA Woman to Woman Conference in October 2015. She spoke about challenges facing refugee and immigrant women in Ohio and her role as a Refugee Congress Delegate.
State: Ohio City of Residence: Blacklick, Ohio Country of origin: Bhutan Arrival in the U.S.: 2008 Mr. Hari Niroula is a refugee from Bhutan who came to the United States in 2008. He currently lives in Blacklick, Ohio with his wife and daughter, where he works as a language interpreter and community advocate. Mr. Niroula has worked with several community […]
State: Ohio Country of origin: Rwanda Arrival in the U.S.: 2005 Norah Bagirinka is the Refugee Congress Delegate in Ohio. She is a survivor of the Rwandan genocide and was resettled to the United States in 2005. In Rwanda, she directed a program with the International Rescue Committee that aided female victims of violence. Now in the United States, Bagirinka […]