Let Them Be Heard. Telling the Stories of America’s Immigrant Women.

Jun 1, 2021 | FirstGen


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Alya Michelson, co-chair of Michelson Philanthropies, was featured on ThriveGlobal, sharing her journey as a first-generation immigrant woman and announcing her new philanthropic initiative, FirstGen. “As an adopted American,” says Alya, “I believe that our country’s best future is one that celebrates and supports immigrants, especially women—artists, entrepreneurs, innovators, and trailblazers.”

FirstGen uplifts the voices, journeys and contributions of immigrant woman through powerful storytelling and partnerships that create professional opportunities and pathways to success.

Read Alya’s full essay on Thrive Global.

Alya Michelson is a philanthropist, storyteller, and global citizen. She serves as co-chair of Michelson Philanthropies. Learn more at www.alyamichelson.org.