By Sabahat F. Siddiqi, Saudi Gazette
JEDDAH –A first-year student at the
The student organization organizes periodic debates on current local and international issues. Moreover, presentations are made by students on matters that interest the present generation.
Ala’a finds much of her inspiration and enthusiasm from the global activist work she regularly takes part in, most recently the Young Arab Leaders/Learning from the Future Conference held in
Ala’a was also selected by the British Council from a pool of applicants to attend the Learning from the Future workshop. As the youngest and only undergraduate college student chosen, she represented
Presently Ala’a is working on her first article for the Middle East Youth Initiative which will be based on national educational reform.
She is optimistic about national women’s development, seeing great potential in her colleagues and is devoted to increasing the variety and effectiveness of female leaders.