Jordanian student brings her passion for peacebuilding to Milwaukee

Rawand working at the Islamic Resource Center

Rawand Yazaw in 2018 with students from Prince Hamza Bin Al Hussein School in Jordan. Students attended the Model United Nations conference to learn about diplomacy, international relations and the United Nations. 

A graduate student in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Master of Sustainable Peacebuilding program, Rawand Yazaw is fulfilling her fellowship at Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition. Yazaw translates for Arab-speaking clients for MMWC ‘s Our Peaceful Home domestic violence program.  She designed and coordinates the Youth Leadership program aimed at helping young people better navigate their new lives.

“I hope my work will help them feel a sense of pride and be confident in who they are. I want them to find their passions so they can give back to the community” said Yazaw.

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