“Simple exchanges can break walls down between us, for when people come together and speak to one another and share a common experience, then their common humanity is revealed.“ ~ Barack Obama
Youssef Elkeblawy from the Future International School in Egypt summed up the purpose of the Forum perfectly:
"Some of my favorite parts of the Forum were 1) being encouraged to take on a leadership role, 2) getting to know more about my own country (Egypt) - its happiness ranking, and some of its pull factors toward people who migrated to Egypt. 3) getting to know more about my assigned country (USA); why it is considered as an ideal country for migrants, as well as some of its problem as we got to solve them. 4) team collaboration, and getting to know people from all around the world."
Click on the link to hear the reflection from one of the Top Five Finalists: Mahi Singh (George Washington Academy, Morocco)
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