Terri from New York has been an AYA Local Coordinator since 2011. Terri is always encouraging her students to live out their dreams during their stay in the U.S. Hear from her how supporting Abrar from Pakistan has given him the chance to accomplish his dream of coming to the … [Read more...]
Get Involved. It’s Rewarding!
Why is getting involved in your school and community so rewarding? AYA Grant student Irman shares with us why getting involved at school was so rewarding and fun! My name is Irman, and I am from Bangladesh. I am a senior at my high school in Pennsylvania, and I wanted to share … [Read more...]
A FLEX Student’s Story: Ella from Russia
by Ella, FLEX student from Russia It’s already April and I realize that the time to go home will come really soon. I don’t want to leave the U.S. yet because I became very close to my host family and friends. My year here is truly amazing. I tried to be involved in many … [Read more...]
A YES Student’s Thanksgiving Story
Arooba is an exchange student from Pakistan, participating with AYA through the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program (YES). YES students serve as youth ambassadors of the United States, promoting mutual understanding by forming lasting relationships with their host … [Read more...]
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