I joined LAL for a volunteering program through the AIESEC organization, with the aim of gaining experience in communication and media coordination. This opportunity has undoubtedly surpassed all expectations. My dream was to come to Lebanon, not only for the beauty of the country but also for its history, culture and dynamism.
This last aspect sits at the core of what LAL is all about: an organization driven by a dedicated and passionate team, where young people share ideas to create a truly vibrant and uniquely creative environment.
As a communication consultant, I oversaw the design of their new website, as well as the content of their social network pages.
My name is Sarah El Houcheimi and I am a Software Engineering student at the University of Edinburgh. I started working with LAL in January 2017 and I have been enjoying every minute of it!
Besides introducing me to a diverse group of people within a comfortable, warm and fun environment, LAL has taught me a great deal about the e-learning process. Working with the amazing LAL team, I acquired many skills including website and digital resources development.
I will be leaving the LAL office in Lebanon, however, I am eager to continue this volunteering experience remotely while continuing my degree in Scotland.
My Name is Jennifer Grund and I am studying International Peace and Conflict Studies in Frankfurt. I’m in love with Lebanon since I am a child and I always wanted to live and work there. So I took the chance to make an internship at LAL.
To me, the education and the access to it, are the key elements of a peaceful society. So I feel honored to be a part of LAL team and their great mission.
Beside the great people who I met during my time at the office, I also had the chance to organize a workshop for non-violent conflict resolution for children. I’ve learned a lot and I really miss the organization and the country. It is sure, that I will come back, either for work or for a visit!