Women Inspiring Women: An Interview with Karam House Mentor

For International Women's Day, we interviewed Sarah from the Karam Team. Sarah is the Project Coordinator at Karam House. She is also a mentor for Syrian refugee youth at Karam House. Karam House is a space designed for Syrian refugee youth, where they can learn skills in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics that are essential to advancing their education and futures. 

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Propelrr: Heroes of the Digital World

Karam Foundation's work is dedicated to helping Syrian children, who we call the heroes of Syria's future. In the digital sphere, a hero company of the tech world called Propelrr has entered a contest called the SEO Hero. In the chance that Propelrr wins the contest, the company will be donating the full $50,000 prize to Karam Foundation. Karam has interviewed Francis Gary Viray, Founder of Propelrr. Read on to find out more about the Propelrr and the SEO Hero contest.

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Generosity Effect: Patty Simon & The Concept of Home

“You’re Loved -- Pass It On”, or so said the cards that Patty Simon handed to the children she met on Karam’s Spring 2015 Innovative Education Mission in Reyhanli, Turkey. Patty wanted to spread her message of love, acceptance and empathy to children who had suffered through war and unspeakable trauma. In Spring 2015, she was able to do that, having a positive impact on the students that she worked with during the IE trip.

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Generosity Effect: Bake Sale in Austin, TX

Every so often, we like to highlight the Karam Family’s amazing work. From soap parties to to bake sales, every contribution goes a long to way to supporting Syrians in need.

A few weeks ago, the Syrian People Solidarity Group, a group of students and activists dedicated to changing the way that people in Austin, TX view Syria, hosted a bake sale fundraiser to support Karam’s programs. They raised several hundred dollars.

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What's Your Karam?: Carla Henson

“They would come up to me after class and let me know how relaxed they felt. This is huge! As chaotic as their life has been, they can find that quiet place when they slow down, listen to their breath, which is always in the present moment, free from negative emotions like fear and doubt and instead cultivate a steady mind.” A look at Carla Henson's Karam...

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