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How This GWUOHS “Student of the World” is Creating Change

GWUOHS student Sarah Hesterman at UN Youth Assembly in February 

2016 George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS) graduate Sarah Hesterman is eager to make an impact. She will attend her second United Nations’ Youth Assembly this week at the UN Headquarters in New York. 

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As a child of two military parents, Sarah is used to moving around. In 2013, Sarah and her family moved to Qatar. There, Sarah attended school and traveled to different countries including Jordan, Tanzania, and India during her breaks.

“I met girls my age that were in such terrible situations,” Sarah said. “No matter where you are, you can see girls being marginalized and ostracized.”
This story was first featured in K12's BloggEd HERE.

Sarah speaks to Ms. Magazine:   It's Time For Girl-Powered Solutions To Inequality

You can read about Sarah's interview with Girl Talk HQ Here!