No More Tears’ Somy Ali interviewed by Power 96. Listen to the interview here.
Lammy Askar: Children’s Advocacy Manager for Women in Distress Born and raised in Palm Beach County and graduated with a BA in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Miami. She has been employed with Women in Distress since 2007 and serves as the Children’s Advocacy Manager. Askar oversees all things domestic violence prevention and intervention to the youth of the tri-county area. She is frequently out in the community advocating and educating people on the effects of domestic and dating violence. As a survivor herself, she understands how important it is to break the cycle of violence and know that it’s ok to talk about it. Askar also currently sits as the President of the Child and Youth Caucus, a statewide coalition of activists concerned about children and youth affected by domestic violence, teen dating violence and sexual assault, for the Florida Coalition against Domestic Violence.
Somy Ali: Founder and President of No More Tears Organization- As the founder of the nonprofit No More Tears, which assists survivors of domestic violence. Ali spent her early years between Pakistan, India, and the US, earning acclaim as a Bollywood actress and model before settling in the US to attend college. She has contributed more than $200,000 of her own money to the Florida-based organization, and works personally with each of the survivors it assists.