Sufia Emu joined Turning Point for Women and Families in the autumn of 2022 as an MSW Intern. She is currently pursuing her master’s of social work at Stony Brook University. She graduated with her bachelor’s from The City College of New York in December of 2020. She believes that a woman can pursue her dreams despite stigmas in culture, religion, and society. She hopes that as a future social worker, she can help raise the standard of life for all especially marginalized groups such as teenagers, immigrants, and vulnerable women. “A woman in Islam is not a burden but a very important individual in society,” she says. She aims to uphold religious principles appropriately. She is fluent in Bangla, Hindi, and Urdu.