My Master’s Thesis Journey

Completing a master’s thesis was the most challenging yet rewarding experience I’ve had thus far in my life. I feel both proud and accomplished, but only a handful of people know that I actually wanted to drop out in my first semester, and every semester after that. In this post I open up about my three year journey toward completing a much anticipated academic milestone. Continue reading My Master’s Thesis Journey

International Day of The Girl

When I think of today, International Day of the Girl, I think of all the fierce girls who live around the world. I think of the girls who have to fight for their voices to be heard. Girls who have to overcome barriers to receive their basic human rights. Girls who fight for freedom, fight for education, and fight for each other. For decades women … Continue reading International Day of The Girl

Education is yours!

“No one can take your education from you.” This was a line said by a women I met at my great aunt’s 80th birthday party. She was congratulating my younger cousin on her graduation from high school when the wise words flowed from her mouth. The phrase really resonated with me. The next day I attended my boyfriend’s university graduation where I got to watch about … Continue reading Education is yours!