Fereshteh Ganjavi

Founder

Fereshteh is a former Afghan refugee, community advocate, public speaker, Founder, and Executive Director of Elena’s Light, a nonprofit based in Connecticut. Additionally, she works for the Refugee Council USA. Her passion lies in empowering Refugee families through health education, personalized ESL tutoring, and cultural community exchange programs. Her ultimate goal is to advocate for education, insurance, and employment rights for everyone regardless of their immigration status.

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