The Six Prototypes of WYAME Interns

The Six Prototypes of WYAME Interns

NOTE: Any reference to real facts or persons is purely coincidental. You have learned about WYA, and now you want to become an intern at the Middle East regional office. If that’s you, below you can find the six types of interns you will find yourself working with, which of course is not based on … Continue reading

A View from the Window Seat

A View from the Window Seat

“Plain old Jane told story about a man who was too afraid to fly so he never did land.” This is a line from my favorite song, Drops of Jupiter by Train. A part of me once felt like I was this person that Jane was talking about–not anymore. I was just like any other … Continue reading

To my Life Changers

To my Life Changers

In January, I took a train from Brussels to London to attend my graduation ceremony. Most of my peers from all over the world announced they would come with both their parents; someone even had to buy extra tickets for other relatives who had the chance to join them during that important day. As for … Continue reading

Sentimental Beings

Sentimental Beings

As part of my internship, it was my turn to write the blog post for this week. I found a lot of difficulty transmitting my thoughts into words and unto this document. Partly, it was because my thoughts were scattered all around. I had a basic idea of what I wanted to write about, but … Continue reading

A 4-inch Screen is Too Small for Life

A 4-inch Screen is Too Small for Life

A lot of people talk to me about my relationship with social networks, so let’s talk about my relationship with social networks… I hate them. Okay, maybe ‘hate’ is too strong of a word to reflect how I feel about them, and they can be helpful in organizing an event or sharing this blog post, … Continue reading

5 Ways How My Childhood Made Growing Up Easier

5 Ways How My Childhood Made Growing Up Easier

  Growing up allows us to experience change and explore unfamiliar horizons. Ironically, no matter how ever-changing life is, there are things that remain with us making us better version of ourselves. It was the wonder of innocence, the longing for knowledge, and the greatness of life that made becoming a youth remarkable chapter of … Continue reading

Leadership in Times of Indifference

Leadership in Times of Indifference

Are young leaders surrendering in a world of indifference? Is this indifference leading us so far that we forget what we are endowed with simply by being human? Every human person living within any society, regardless of any condition, possesses the same rights as everyone else – rights that protect his dignity, protect his integrity … Continue reading