The strength of an Italian American woman: Margherita Palumbo Underhill

Jan 20, 2014 1194

How hard it must be to leave the homeland as a child and be left all alone to settle in a new country, learning a foreign language and starting a completely different life with no family connections or support? Many people would probably feel overwhelmed, and give up because of the fear of failure.

On the contrary, young Margherita Palumbo – now Margherita Palumbo Underhill – didn't get discouraged. She graduated from Law School despite being a woman and an immigrant, raised seven kids working full time, and today finds the time and energy to serve the community as Attorney at Law and Public Relation Chair of the Italian American Lawyers Association.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

 

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