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Impacting over 8500 participants
Third Annual Alumni Association Leader Training

Third Annual Alumni Association Leader Training

Alumni leaders from 24 countries met in South Africa for leadership training!
Creation of a Global Citizen

Creation of a Global Citizen

"I knew that this was my moment and thus embarked on a journey of self-discovery."
Qatar to Cairo: Ongoing Medical Books Drive

Qatar to Cairo: Ongoing Medical Books Drive

YES alumnus Ahmed shares his perspectives on a growing project.
Volunteering and Making a Difference

Volunteering and Making a Difference

"If all teenagers had the chance to experience another culture and religion, we would all understand each other better."