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.…

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.…

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…

Transform Your Reality and Live Forever

“When we talk about AIESEC, we talk about leadership, about challenges, development and contribution. When you become part of the organization and are faced with the first challenges, you realize that the way you are impacted is so powerful that you get…

Taking Responsibility: Are you a world citizen?

While I grew up, there was one question I constantly asked myself – what exactly was the bigger plan I was supposed to be part of? I knew that the world is much like a puzzle, run by different forces,…