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Voices of Youth Inspire! "be a problem-solver, be organized and value diversity"

Posted December 9, 2013 Avatar JulieVOY

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Your name: Carrie Gryskiewicz Your age: 32 Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? I am originally from Minnesota in the United States, and I currently live in the Hague in the Netherlands. According to your business card – what’s your job title? I am the family reunification program manager at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in the Netherlands. And how does that compare with what you wanted to do when you were 10 ye...


Voices of Youth Inspire! "The biggest obstacle? Moving to a foreign country..."

Posted December 23, 2013 Avatar JulieVOY

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Your name: Ilgar Safak Your age: 31 Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? I'm originally from Turkey and I currently live in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. According to your business card – what’s your job title? Research Oceanographer And how does that compare with what you wanted to do when you were 10 years old? Since I was a kid, I always wanted to be in academia and scientific research (I was not that concerned back then a...


From January 13th to 17th, the 4th Pan-African Youth Leadership Summit was held in Dakar (Senegal). Voices Of Youth was there and interviewed young participants, among which Zandi Mqwathi, 31, from South Africa. VOY: Tell us about yourself and why are you here today I am a young leader, writer, blogger, and HIV/AIDS advocate in South Africa. I was designated as the focal point for ROJARLU (network of African UN young leaders) in South Africa. I am passionate about change in A...


Voices of Youth Inspire! Catching Waves with Easkey Britton

Posted April 10, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Please tell us your name: Easkey Britton Your age: 28 Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? West coast of Ireland According to your business card – what’s your job title? Surfer. Scientist. Artist. Explorer. Give us 10 words that describe your typical work day? Unpredictable, flexible, freedom, elemental, challenging, inspiring, creative, communication, connection, passion. In a nutshell, how did you get to where...