Rising Stories Podcast #98 Kasar Abdulla - Activist + Community Builder

Did you know that Nashville has more Kurdish residents than any other city in the U.S.  Meet Kasar Abdulla - Activist and Community Leader

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My guest today arrived in the US as a refugee, today she is the voice of Nashville’s Kurdish community. Kasar Abdullah is a community builder who is helping women find their voice. She is giving them tools to left themselves up as professionals, as women, and as Americans. Kasar shares her story of how she moved from North Dakoka to Nashville TN and her vision for the area of town she calls Little Kurdistan. You’ll also hear the story of how she met her husband at one of my favorite restaurants here in Nashville. 

 

Did you know that Nashville has more Kurdish residents than any other city in the U.S.?

 

My guest today arrived in the US as a refugee, today she is the voice of Nashville’s Kurdish community.

 

 Kasar Abdullah is a community builder who is helping women find their voice. She is giving them tools to lift themselves up as professionals, as women, and as Americans. Kasar shares her story of how she moved from Kurdistan, to a refugee camp then to North Dakoka and finally to Nashville TN. Her has a vision for the area of town she calls Little Kurdistan and for her community.

She will also share her story about how she met her husband at one of my favorite restaurants here in Nashville. Kasar is a strong women who is taking on her world and making huge changes. I absolutely loved hearing her story about what education meant to her during her time in the refugee camps. This episode will encourage you in a mighty way. 

 

Learn more about the Kurdish community in Nashville HERE

 

Kasar's favorites: 

Road to Character

It's Ramadan Curious George 

 

Places to get Naan

Azadi

Newroz

Explore Little Kurdistan

 

House of Kabob

 

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