Introductions: Summer 2010 Interns!

TYO is pleased to introduce the latest members of its Nablus team. Welcome, Summer Interns: Hannah, Andrea, Max and Rick! They've jumped into the Summer 2010 Session and have already made quite a splash here at the TYO Center in Nablus. Please check this blog in the coming days for updates on their progress and reflections on their experiences in Nablus. For now, here is a bit about our new team members!

Hannah is a sophomore at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota majoring in International Studies and Religious Studies. She was born in New York and grew up in Connecticut. This summer, she is teaching Women's English, Summer Camp activities and Arts and Crafts classes to the women and children.

Rick holds a MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins (SAIS), specializing in Conflict Management and International Law and Organizations and a BA in Religious Studies and Classics from Macalester College. Rick was born and raised in East Los Angeles. This summer, he is teaching Video and Music Video Production and Drama to children.

Max is a junior at Dickinson College majoring in Middle East Studies. He has lived most of his life around Philly. This summer, he is teaching several English courses and an Art and Communications course to adults and children.

Andrea is two courses shy of an MA in Middle Eastern Studies and Education Development at George Washington University. She also holds a BA from Dartmouth University in Linguistics. She grew up in Annapolis, Maryland. This summer, she is teaching English and Aerobics to the wonderful women of Nablus.