Azin Valy AR'90 Featured on NYCTV

January 31, 2018

Azin Valy (AR’90) has been featured on NYCTV’s “Her Big Idea,” a series that focuses on New York’s most innovative female entrepreneurs. Since 2013, Ms. Valy’s apparel business, Cityzen by Azin, has been producing scarves and other clothing designs that feature maps and topographies of select locations. In the spirit of giving back, the company has also partnered with numerous charitable organizations, donating a portion of the profits on select designs to support such causes as breast cancer awareness and prevention, rights for Syrian refugee women and children living with HIV.

http://www1.nyc.gov/site/media/shows/her-big-idea.page?id=3821?pg=0

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