Since 2003 Fowsia has raised her five children in Auburn and works for Healthy Androscoggin as a Community Health Outreach worker focusing on keeping lead out of our bodies.
She also organizes the community through Maine Community Integration. They have hosted dinners and dialogues to dissipate fear as people come together to enter into conversations working toward mutual understanding.
Fowsia was one of the women recognized as a Trailblazer by Empower the Immigrant Woman this year for her excellent service to the community.
Music: Neil Diamond sings "Coming to America"