TYO Round-Up: Week of April 1, 2012

As students discard their books at the end of a grueling period of exams and skip their way merrily into the Spring break period, TYO looks at leadership, child protection in emergencies, racing the planet, a special trip for a FWEN program member, and heartfelt goodbyes to our Triple Exposure coordinator.

Sunday, April 1

TYO's Suhad recalls the terrors of the Second Intifada and issues a CALL TO ACTION for underscoring minimum standards for child protection in humanitarian emergencies.

Monday, April 2

This week, the students RACE THE PLANET, substituting their usual activities in art, sports, and drama for race-themed fun to familiarize them with Usama Malik's upcoming race on their behalf.

Tuesday, April 3

TYO fellow Karen Campion speaks up on the role, importance, and definition of LEADERSHIP in today's youth. Are you a good leader?


Wednesday, April 4

TYO's Abi bids a fond FAREWELL to TYO, as her chapter comes to a close as the story continues to unfold for her Triple Exposure students.


Thursday, April 5

FWEN Alumna SAHAR Dwaikat attends the Dubai Women's College annual 2012 "Insight Dubai Conference" as a select member of an inspiring cohort of 65 women from 35 countries! Go Sahar!

Friday, April 6

Despite strides of the modern age, women still encounter a variety of glass ceilings at home, at work, in art, and in school. TYO investigates where these CEILINGS exist and efforts to break through.