As her exchange year slowly comes to an end, Razane from Lebanon thinks about the community she has built in New York.
Alumni organize environmental, literacy, and entrepreneurship projects.
This month we have a winner and an honorable mention!
Zartaj from Pakistan organized a GYSD project to break down barriers to education.
Alumni in Egypt help children undergoing reconstructive surgery.
Joining a school club became a highlight of Michelle's YES year.
Elham is a technical project manager, public health advocate, and social equity changemaker from Bahrain.
Tony's YES exchange ignited his passion for community development in Kenya.
YES student Sarah from Lebanon reminiscences on her experiences during her exchange year in Arizona.
Ali Mohammed (YES '16) from Kuwait helps a new class of YES students prepare for community service during their exchange year
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