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    Sisters Nabaa and Noor Alobaidi were part of the Women United Around the World Gala, an event that raised money to teach new immigrants how to sew.

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    Akech Allolding of Saco and Danielette Johnson of Westbrook, both originally of Liberia, attended the benefit event.

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    Agnieszka Pollak, Margaret Boothby, Dorothy Olaru and Aga Asbury. Women United raising money to teach new immigrants to sew.

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    Women United Around the World, a Portland-based non-profit founded by Adele Ngoy, an immigrant from the Democratic Republic of Congo, held a gala attended by Julie Barnes and Susan Garrity of Cape Elizabeth.

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    Noor Alobaidi, Raisa Pelletier (in a dress designed to replicate one from empirical Russia), and Anaam Jabbir at the Women United Around the World Gala.

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    Adele Ngoy, founder of Portland’s Women United Around the World, and gala emcee Tory Ryden from WCSH6.

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    Anaam Jabbir and her daughter Maryam Hassoon attended the Women United Around the World Gala.

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    International fashion show participants Olga Babb (representing Armenia) with her daughter Natasha Babb (representing Moldova).

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    Barbara Montgomery of Hollis and Peggy Friar of Scarborough attended the Women United Around the World Gala.

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    Local models wearing dresses designed by Sahro Hassan, a Maine resident with a line of clothing for Muslim women, at the Women United Around the World Gala.

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    Hat designer Janet Andoh leads the models showcasing her Alpha Couture line at the Women United Around the World Gala.

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    DJ Steve DGiovanni of Portland with his kids Tom and Elsa at the Women United Around the World event.

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    Women United Around the World advisory board member Catherinie Yomoah and Jennifer Hutchins, executive director of Creative Portland.

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    Women United Around the World annually holds a fashion show but this year the inaugural gala took place at the Italian Heritage Center with Sara Queenan of Westbrook and Sarah Goodwin of South Portland as part of the crowd.

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