Leena El-Sadek


Leena is a Muslim, Arab-American with home in Mississippi but heart in Egypt. Leena is the founder of SuWA: Supporting Women’s Action, a community organization that empowers refugee women in NC by providing classes, focus groups, and recently a new startup (is this the right word?) opportunity for the women. As a newspaper columnist, Leena advocates for underrepresented issues and marginalized groups. A