Founder and Executive Director of Turning Point for Women and Families Named CNN Hero
Social Worker Robina Niaz helps Muslim women suffering from domestic violence in New York City. Since founding Turning Point for Women and Families in 2004, the organization has provided direct services and support to more than 200 Muslim women. Robina has been singled out for her steadfast and unyielding commitment to give women suffering from abuse a voice and the tools they need to change their lives. Niaz was chosen from a pool of more than 9,000 nominees worldwide. Coverage of Robina’s story has aired on CNN, CNN International, Headline News, CNN Espanol, and Larry King Live.