Empowering Young Global Citizens Through Virtual Exchange

Empowering Young Global Citizens Through Virtual Exchange

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This article has been originally published on Amideast website.  A new program is giving university students in Yemen and the United States a unique opportunity to join forces as active global citizens. Called Qisasna (which means “Our Stories” in Arabic), it is virtually connecting the students to develop podcasts on their shared challenges and opportunities. Launched in April 2021, Qisasna is Amideast’s first program to receive funding from the Stevens Initiative, an international effort that aims to build global competence and career readiness skills for youth in the United States and the Middle East and North Africa. Funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the initiative focuses on growing and enhancing the field of virtual exchange. Through Qisasna, students develop the skills needed to…
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