Ten YES alumnae in Saudi Arabia attend a women's workshop on professional and leadership skills at the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh.
Five featured projects in which alumni work with children in their communities.
Layan from Saudi Arabia reminisces about her YES year.
Layal from Saudi Arabia talks about how her exchange experience is better than the movies about the United States that she's seen on TV!
YES alumna Dhoha from Saudi Arabia thanks the YES program for her great memories.
Khaled shares how he changed from being afraid of animals to loving his host family's pets!
Layan from Saudi Arabia has been building birdhouses for Global Youth Service Day!
2007 YES Alumnus Faisal from Saudi Arabia talks about how playing sports during his exchange year taught him lessons about dedication and discipline and influenced his later projects like publishing a book and starting a volunteer group!
Dhoha from Saudi Arabia shares what it's like to be a YES cultural ambassador.
Leen shares her experiences with cultural presentations and math competitions as a current YES student
Layan from Saudi Arabia gave an exciting presentation in her host community
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Razan Alaqil works to increase Saudi youth engagement in global issues.
Beautifully made YES and YES Abroad alumni videos from South Africa, India, Saudi Arabia, Mozambique, and Macedonia.
Razan was featured on her US university's web site for her role as a youth leader.
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