It is not easy to give specific answer for this question, but I feel that a lot of things had changed, my everyday habits and way of thinking, I think exposing to different culture help me to be more open minded. During this year I had more time to look inside my heart and think about who I am? I become fully responsible for my life; I learnt how to get a head. Also, it is an opportunity to learn how to go beyond my immediate feeling and grow up.
On Professional level it is a huge development, great improvement in my English, I become more able to organize myself- setting priorities.
Being a fellow at WfWI give me an opportunity to get knowledge on how economic empowerment project work. I remember my first month here when I felt I will not understand all this projects and activities, but now I know I can back home and talk about WfWI, and explain how this organization work and I feel proud when I say “the women we served, I believe in the vision and I feel belong to the mission of this organization.
Being an Atlas corps fellow offer me an opportunity to engage with of best youth leaders from all over the world , know about their countries and culture, and of course it is a big professional and social network.
I do believe that life is a test, but now I can say “life is a test, but I can have choices. Everyone has an image about himself in a particular way; I use to see myself as an independent woman, I understand that building a strong career is what I want, I know it is a long way but I can to reach the end.