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Getting to Know Your Immigrant Neighbor, NBC15 News Series, conceived of and pitched by Ruslana Westerlund aired live on March 9-13, 2020 featuring local immigrant women to celebrate their contributions and to give visibility to the immigrants who live and work in Dane County, Wisconsin.

Ruslana kicked off the series followed by these women:

Rahel Desalenge Ethiopian American, Adjunct Professor, UW Madison Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering​, Founder of a Non-Profit Safe Roads to Health

Silvia Guerin, Brazilian American, Sales and Marketing Professional

Yolibeth Rangel-FitzGibbon, Venezuelan American, Founder and Executive director of Mosaicos Cultural Enrichment Corporation: a nonprofit organization dedicated to the understanding, appreciation, and inclusion of people from every background.

Mariana Castro, Mexican American, Interim Director of Wisconsin Center for Educational Research

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