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Meet Julian

Meet Julian

Since starting at Kiron last February, Julian has quickly become a part of the Kiron community. After getting his masters in bioinformatics, a field which combines biology, computer science, and statistics to interpret data, he initially took a job at a marketing firm...

Transform through Education

Transform through Education

Framing the Issue As part of the H&M Foundation’s continued commitment to education, it partnered with Kiron Open Higher Education, a nonprofit organization that uses digital innovation to provide refugees with access to quality higher education. One of the main...

Rima

Rima

Rima's Story   I like to listen to what my heart says and do what I want. My name is Rima, I am a Kurdish 21-year-old girl from Aleppo, Syria. First, my family lived in the Kurdish regions in Syria in the North, but there were always problems with Arabs and Kurds....

Ehab

Ehab

Ehab's Story   I left Syria because I did not want to kill anyone! I did not want to go to army so I had to leave my home. You receive a letter from the government telling you that they want you for the army. You do not have a choice. The government will come to your...

Zaher

Zaher

Zaher's Story "I may be a radiographer technician by day and a father of three by night (or vice versa), but in every breath I take and in every book I read and knowledge I spread, I am a political scientist! I fell in love with political science at the young age of...