Rama, a high school student in Jordan, participated in GNG’s Student to World, which offered her in-depth insight into current global topics and led to changes in her perspective, growth, and development. Rama is a naturally curious person with many passions. The topic of her first virtual exchange was Overcoming Bias, and she was intrigued by an activity meant to help participants visualize the diversity in their personal lives. Centered around subconscious bias and racial diversity, this activity prompted Rama’s curiosity to continue engaging in the program. “[This activity] was an opportunity for me to do the hard thing and develop personal relationships with people from different races and get information about their culture directly from them,” she said.
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