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YES Abroad students, YES Alumni participate in Macedonia’s Model United Nations

June 8, 2016    macedonia, YES, yes abroad
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Maxwell Myers, YES abroad student Macedonia, shared his experience at Macedonia's Model United Nations on May 28: "After months of preparation and hard work, the 5th Session of Macedonia’s Model United Nations was under way. People from across Macedonia, including Kosovo, were ready to represent their respective countries. Along with my ...

YES abroad visit Struga, Vevchani and Ohrid

June 2, 2016    macedonia, YES, yes abroad
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Marina Godinez, YES abroad student Macedonia shared her experience of visiting Struga Vevchani and Ohrid  in her own words: "This past weekend , we went to Struga , Vevčani, and Ohrid. Unfortunately, our second time in Struga was also diminished by the bad weather but visiting the American Corner was great as ...

Read about YES alumna Dea Saraqini's "Sweetness for Charity" project

March 23, 2016    Kosovo, YES, yes alumni
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  Living in a community where women are often treated with disregard, you realize you have to do something to change that. In Kosova we lack on supporting women in different fields, but that never means that this won’t change. There is always room for change and it often starts ...

YES Alumni Read to Kids at the American Corner

January 15, 2015    Albania, Alumni, american corner, books, YES
By Olta Myslimi '12, YES Alumni Coordinator for Albania December 22nd-30th marked the dates of Kids Library Week at the American Corner in Tirana. Kids Library Week is a new activity that was launched for the first time in December 2014 as a new joint of cooperation between American Corners and ...

Volunteer labor – Friendship and Public Interest

October 10, 2014    Bulgaria, YES, yes alumni
By Peter Ivanov, YES Bulgaria '13 The sport playground - time for renovation Recently I organized a project with the Bulgarian YES Alumni Association. The project was the renovation of a sports park on the premises of a University in my neighborhood. I was helped by my friends and classmates. ...

YES Abroad in South East Europe

By Selma Čampara, YES Abroad Program Coordinator Bosnia and Herzegovina YES Abroad Bosnia and Herzegovina group in front of the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo. The third generation of Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad (YES Abroad) students arrived in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday, August 15, 2014. As ...

Alumni Association Leadership Training--South East Europe Responds

By Olta Myslimi, Alumni Coordinator for Albania  YES alumni representatives from 38 countries gathered in Amman. The Alumni Leadership Training conference held in Amman, Jordan from March 27-31, 2014 reminded alumni one more time how unique, incredible and special our YES family is. 43 alumni representatives from 38 YES countries  ...

A Piece of America in Kosova

March 7, 2014    Alumni, Kosovo, YES
By Shpresa Frrokaj, YES Kosovo'13 Shpresa Frrokaj shares her California experiences YES Alumni of Kosovo have been connecting bridges between American and Albanian culture through different activities. This month we decided to get our community acquainted with the western part of United States. On Thursday, February 20th, 15 university students ...

Give a smile, Make a difference!

March 7, 2014    Bulgaria, YES
By Dilyana "Didi" Nikolova , YES Bulgaria '11,  and Lili Valtcheva, Alumni Coordinator for Bulgaria Hello friends, We are Didi and Lili, alumni from the YES program in Bulgaria, and we want to share a project we did in Sofia. We think you will find it interesting. Didi's Story One ...

Dreams Come True

March 7, 2014    Alumni, Bosnia and Herzegovina, YES
By Nikola Pozderovic, YES Bosnia and Herzegovina '13 Nikola Pozderovic '13 with his English Students When I was younger, I always enjoyed learning English. At one time, I even had a dream of being an English teacher when I grew up.Although my plans for the future are different now, I ...