Five years after moving from the nation’s capital to Greenville, Amira Ali has been selected as North Carolina’s recipient of The National Society of Leadership and Success’s (NSLS) Society State of Mind Award. Ali, a second-year student in PCC’s Early Childhood Education program, will receive $1,000 through the award, which is given to one NSLS member in each state for initiating or participating in a project that positively-impacted their community. A native Egyptian, Ali earned a bachelor’s degree in Arabic & Islamic Studies in her home country before coming to the United States 15 years ago. She moved to Greenville from Washington, D.C., in 2012 and has become an active member of the community.
December 18, 2017