Shine a light!

When I was younger, whenever I thought or heard about breast cancer, my mind would always go to old women. At that time in my life, I didn’t know much about cancer and what it actually meant to battle the…

Letter to my six weeks in Tanzania

While being part of AIESEC two years ago, I helped two volunteers go to Tanzania. I was mesmerized by the courage they showed, thinking that you have to be crazy to travel so far away and try something so different.…

Empowering Others To Empower Ourselves

“A leader is best when people barely know he exists; when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.” –Lao Tzu In AIESEC, we usually talk about leadership qualities and how to better ourselves.…

We are the world

The earth starts to tremble slightly and my heart picks up speed, pounding rapidly beneath my chest; but it isn’t until the movements gradually become rougher that I think to myself – this is it. This is how I die.…

How likely are you to get a job?

Have you ever come across an ad for a job that asked for an employee that recently graduated, but also had about 4 years of experience in the field and a few superpowers? As a person looking for a job,…

A week of vegetarianism!

I always swore I could never be a vegetarian. “I like meat too much,” I always said. “Fried chicken is so good!” My cousin began her vegetarian stint at an early stage. I can remember our family fishing at the…