TYO Round-Up: Week of July 29, 2012


This week, TYO awards its first educational scholarship, the interns reflect on their life-changing experiences in Nablus, and we spotlight Rakan and Sahar, two amazing TYO participants making a difference in their communities!

Sunday, July 29

TYO awards its first educational scholarship to an amazing volunteer, Samar Abu Leil, a business student at Al-Quds Open University. Congratulations, Samer!

Monday, July 30

As they prepare to leave Nablus, Sarah, Hilary and Jay reflect on their time at TYO, the extraordinary new friends they've made, and the lessons they'll be bringing back home.

Tuesday, July 31

Meet Rakan Dababse, 21-year-old student and founder of the "Get to Know Palestine" Initiative. Learn about how Rakan is bringing change to his community using his passion for photojournalism!

Wednesday, August 1

Hannah, Mitch and Mary-Jo take their turn to reflect, each with their own unique memories, lessons and experiences. We'll miss you here in Nablus!

Thursday, August 2

Spotlight on Sahar Abu Doleh, a rising entrepreneur from the WEL program! Sahar's dream is to sell her homemade honey all over Lebanon, and with her hard work, she's well on her way.

Friday, August 3

This week, TYO explores the advancement of women in Middle Eastern universities, the New York Times calls Ramallah the Silicon Valley of the Middle East, and our own Suhad speaks on Al Jazeera!