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Impacting over 8500 participants
Families Across Borders

Families Across Borders

This YES host family traveled to South Africa for a very special graduation.
Emerging Young Leaders

Emerging Young Leaders

Basil, a YES alumnus from Gaza, was selected as an Emerging Young Leader by the U.S. State Department!
The Women in Your Eyes III

The Women in Your Eyes III

For the third year, YES alumni in Israel (Arab Communities) promote young artists and gender equality.
YES Novelist Wins Big!

YES Novelist Wins Big!

Roua from Tunisia won the Arab Thought Foundation’s Prize for creativity in literature!
Shadowing the U.S. Ambassador

Shadowing the U.S. Ambassador

Tasneem from Bangladesh got the opportunity of a lifetime on International Women's Day!