Swalif with Wendy Lesko: Youth Activism

Swalif means “to chat” in the Qatari dialect. In this virtual series, Qatari social media influencer Hamad Al-Amari “swalifs” with invited American experts about hot topics, including the U.S. election system, Arab-American heritage, mental health, media literacy, entrepreneurship, education in the U.S., among others.

This month’s topic will be “Be the Change You Want to Be: Celebrating the Youth for International Youth Day” with Wendy Lesko, a multi-generational and youth-led advocate. Wendy Lesko is the co-founder of Youth Infusion, a grassroots organization dedicated to engaging young women and men in improving their communities. Ms. Lesko has collaborated with numerous organizations to strengthen youth engagement and community action across the United States.

Join the conversation on @USEmbassyDoha’s Facebook or Instagram page on Wednesday, August 18 at 8:00 pm!