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Immigrant women are increasingly running their own businesses

In the carpeted dining rooms of the Dawoodi Bohra mosque in the Houston suburbs, families mill around barefoot going from booth to booth where women business owners advertise their bakeries, clothing stores and dental services.

Floral design business owner Ummehaani Karimjee stands in front of boxes of hot pink, mauve and orange flowers imported from around the world… NPR Marketplace visited Houston Mashtal and interviewed three of our exhibitors, read all about it at