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Nahid Aboumansour


Executive Director of Petites-Mains, which she co-founded in 1995, Nahid Aboumansour has dedicated her life to the cause of the poorest immigrant women, helping them integrate and live in dignity in Québec. Under her leadership since its inception, the organization is involved in all stages of their socio-professional integration: the learning of French, discovery of Québec’s culture and labour market, socio-professional training in industrial sewing, food service and office automation, and helping them make a sustainable transition into employment.

Petites-Mains participates actively in social cohesion and the economic development of Greater Montréal by demonstrating that immigrants are a source of wealth for the entire spectrum of society.

Nahid Aboumansour, who has received many prizes and awards recognizing her exemplary work, her achievements and her community engagement, contributes to the development of a harmonious, just and inclusive society that promotes equality between men and women.

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