Episode 16: From Sierra Leone to American Leadership: Ghida Dagher’s Journey

In this episode of Immigreats, Munatsi sits down with Ghida Dagher, CEO of an immigrant focused New American Leaders organization.  Ghida shares her remarkable journey from Sierra Leone to the United States, detailing her family’s escape from civil unrest and the challenges they faced as asylum seekers.  She delves into her experiences adapting to American culture, the profound impact of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on her formative years, and her growth into an influential political leader. 

New American Leaders, the organization she leads today, is dedicated to empowering immigrants to take on leadership roles across the nation. 

Tune in to hear about Ghida’s vision for a diverse and inclusive political landscape, her advocacy for civic leadership, and her call to action for new Americans to step into their potential and lead. Catch the full inspiring episode on Apple Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, and more!


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Munatsi Manyande

Munatsi Manyande was born and raised in Zimbabwe. He first moved to the United States for university. He is an entrepreneur and non-profit executive who lives in Texas with his family.