Summer 2019 International Intern Team!
TYO is extremely happy to introduce on our blog our amazing team of international summer interns! Learn a bit about each of them here.
Alexandra is a college student from the UK and will start studying Natural Sciences in fall. As a great believer in equal opportunities, she has volunteered with several youth groups, has been active in Model United Nations, and led drama and confidence workshops. She lived in France and speaks French fluently.
Anat was born in France and moved to Australia twelve years ago. She studied International Relations and Latin American Studies for which she spent time in Colombia and Italy, and will start her Master's in International Security this fall at Sciences Po in Paris. She has volunteered with Syrian refugees in Lebanon as an English teacher and speaks also French and Spanish.
Lena was raised in the United States, but spent five years of her childhood in Amman, Jordan. She studied Political Science at Duke University and has held public affairs and cultural diplomacy roles in Washington, DC and the United Arab Emirates.
Marissa grew up in California and lived briefly in Rwanda, the UK, and Washington DC. She obtained a Bachelor’s in Peace Studies and is now in New York City pursuing a Master's in Peace and Human Rights Education. Passionate about youth and educator development, she has led trainings, managed an empathy-based education program, and coordinated creative therapy programs for refugees on the Syrian-Turkish border.
Sam is an Engineering graduate from the UK who is passionate about international development. He has interned and worked for NGOs in Ghana, Nigeria and Sudan, where he was involved in youth development programmes, proposal writing, M&E and grants management.
Sarah is from Canada and has ten years of teaching experience. She taught in France, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, and Thailand. She is now pursuing a Master’s in Education and Globalization in Finland in which she hopes to answer questions about how to extend high quality learning opportunities to disadvantaged communities.
Zuzana is from Slovakia and obtained a bachelors in Social Anthropology in Scotland. She is interested in humanitarian and development aid and volunteered and worked with refugees in Lebanon and in Bosnia and Herzegovina.