Dael Dervishi talks with NY Elite about his current projects, his work at Next Generation Leaders (NGL) program of the McCain Institute, and his new non profit initiative “Naturally Transparent Resources”. NY Elite: What are you currently working on? Tell us a little bit more about your company/organization. Dael Dervishi: Since September 2016 I’m part…
Beso Buranaj Hoxha is born in Fier, Albania in 1987. Beso has always been passionate about sports and swam for Longhorn Aquatics and was a water polo player for University of Texas. In 2010 he represented Albania in swimming. Since then he has helped the Sport Federation in Albania find talents from the diaspora and…
Ardre Orie is an accomplished writer, book publisher, playwright and film director. Ardre attended Florida State University where she earned both her undergraduate and Master’s Degrees in Special Education. After teaching for 4 years, she went on to earn an Ed.S in Educational Leadership.
Artist and entrepreneur Mrika Krasniqi is honored as “Woman of the Year 2016” by U.S. Congress. As an extraordinary woman Mrika Krasniqi is honored for her achievements in arts, films and business. On 21 April 2016 the Honorable US Senator Charles Schumer recognized Mrika Krasniqi for her international efforts to strengthen cultural and business multilateral ties between USA-Kosovo-Albania-Macedonia-Italy. At the request of the Honorable Senator Charles Schumer the American flag was flown over the United States Capitol on April 21, 2016 for Mrika Krasniqi, “Woman of the Year 2016”.
Mrika Krasniqi is an award-winning filmmakers and entrepreneur, who is recognized for having a critical eye in art, film and fashion. Mrika is a great representation of the Albanian and American success story.
Egzon Bunjkau is a bright young Kosovan who is very passionate about helping his community grow and helping those in need. Born in in 1989 in Vushtrri, Kosova Egzon is among the impressive young people who is dedicated to improving lives in his home country.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a world-wide symbol of the holidays in New York City. The 2015 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree was lit for the first time on Wednesday, December 2, with live performances from 7–9pm, at Rockefeller Plaza, between West 48th and West 51st Streets and Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
The Albanian-British Festival of Culture ended on June 4, 2015 with a presentation by Ambassador Mal Berisha held at the American Embassy in London. The lecture entitled “Life of U.S. Ambassador Herman Bernstein and the Albanian Jewish Relations as a model of religious tolerance” focused on the history of Jewish-Albanian relations,
Good will Ambassador Emma Watson called on everyone to participate in the UN’s HeForShe campaign. The campaign is based on the premise that “gender equality is not only a women’s issue, it is a human rights issue” that requires everyone’s participation. “Lifting women up lifts up our economy, and lifts up our country.
Chicago recently welcomed President of the Republic of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga, on her first official visit to the U.S. Midwest since her groundbreaking win in 2011 catapulted her into the international spotlight as the youngest female world leader to be elected, and also the first female head of state in the modern Balkans.