inaugural Yemeni American Business Expo took place at Lehman College on
showed up to the first day of the three-day expo, with over 60 businesses
taking part in the event, some of them from outside New York.
nonprofit organization at the expo, Humanity for Relief and Development, focuses
on aid for Yemen and ongoing conflict, while also offering freshly baked
bread and programs that help the community with medical supplies.
think it’s a really good representation of the Yemeni community and their
leadership quality here,” said Nagi Alsubai, director of donor relations for
Humanity for Relief and Development. “I’ve lost family members and loved ones
in Yemen due to the conflict, so this means a lot to us.”
All of the
organizations present say that while this is the first expo, this definitely
won’t be the last one they plan to be in attendance for.