April 1, 2015 Prachi Gupta

Ahlam Ahmed, a senior at Al-Ihsan Academy in Queens, could become New York’s first-ever Muslim female firefighter, according to The Village Voice. Ahmed was one of the participants in the FDNY’s first Women’s History Month Female Outreach Event on March 28. Women are a rarity among the FDNY. Only 44 of the city’s 10,4000 firefighters […]

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