Empowering Arab American Women - 5:20
with Taharah Saad, Vice President of the Arab American Women's Business Council
Posted Feb 20, 2018
The Arab American Women’s Business Council addresses the needs of Arab American women professionals and business owners as well as young Arab American women seeking professional or business careers in Michigan and across the country. Its purpose is to assist its members by providing mentorships, internships, scholarships and professional development programs.
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