Programs

TYO Intern Alumni: Where are they now?

TYO interns are a diverse and talented group who, after giving their all to impact the community of Nablus, go on to do amazing things! Read more about where they are now and how their experience at TYO has impacted them.

TYO Intern Alumni: Where are They Now?

Eleanor Trenary My internship at TYO helped guide my professional decisions after I left, and gave me a stronger sense of myself as an employee, manager, and person. Originally from Minneapolis, MN Eleanor taught Sports for adolescents, Fitness class as part of The Women’s Group and Professional Competency at An-Najah University as an intern at TYO Nablus in the summer of ...

TYO Intern Alumni: Where are They Now?

Rosie Chapman I think TYO changed me for good. My experience there gave me confidence in my own abilities and changed the way I saw the world. Originally from Honiton, England Rosie taught Sports for adolescents, Fitness class as part of The Women’s Group and Professional Competency at An-Najah University as an intern at TYO Nablus in the fall of ...

TYO Intern Alumni: Where are They Now?

Rachel Widany TYO gave me more tools and experience than you could imagine coming out of a four month experience. If you take the program seriously they really set you up for excellence in a challenging field, and I could not be more grateful for the experience. Originally from Pittsburg, PA Rachel taught Games & Sports, Fitness IT as ...

TYO Intern Alumni Classes

Welcoming Our Fall 2016 Fellows!

Introducing the Fall 2016 Fellow class! 6 fellows from the United States and Canada have been selected to teach intensive English as a Foreign Language classes and assist with program development at TYO. Read all about them! Mecca Mecca Abney was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She obtained a dual degree in Communications and African-American Studies from Temple University. Upon ...

Welcoming Our Summer 2016 EFL Fellows!

Introducing the Summer 2016 EFL Fellow class of the STEP! II Program. 6 fellows from the United States and Colombia have been selected to teach intensive English as a Foreign Language classes at TYO. Read all about them! Emma Emma grew up on a ranch in northern California. Her undergraduate degree is in International Relations and French, with a ...

Welcoming Our Spring 2016 EFL Fellows!

Introducing the inaugural EFL Fellow class of the STEP! II Program. 5 fellows from Canada and the United States have been selected to teach intensive English as a Foreign Language classes at TYO. Read all about them! Phoebe Shambaugh Phoebe was born in a small town outside of Montpelier, Vermont, and lived there until moving to Chicago ...

Welcoming our Fall 2015 Intern, Sarah!

Sarah is very excited to join the TYO team and work with children and families in the Nablus community​, specifically teaching ESL to children in our Core early childhood program and volunteers in our Youth Service Learning program.​ Born and raised in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, she graduated from Gettysburg College in 2013 with a degree in ...

Welcoming our Summer 2015 intern, Ashley!

TYO is thrilled to welcome Ashley as a Summer 2015 intern to Nablus! Ashley recently gradated from the University of Redlands, California with a double major in Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies. While still at university, Ashley worked as Sexual Violence Program Coordinator facilitating workshops on consent, alcohol, sexual violence and active bystanding. Ashley was also ...

Welcome Fall 2014 interns!

TYO is pleased to introduce the Fall 2014 International Interns! They come from diverse backgrounds – all the way from Washington and Colorado in the United States. Read all about them! Jade Jade grew up in Washington State. After finishing high school, she moved to Seattle to work full time as an AmeriCorps literacy tutor with a prominent immigrant ...

Welcome Summer 2014 Interns!

TYO is pleased to introduce the Summer 2014 International Interns! They come from diverse backgrounds – all the way from the United States, and the United Kingdom. Read all about them! Amanda Amanda is from a suburb just north of Chicago. She is currently studying at Northeastern Illinois University, majoring in History and Secondary Education and minoring ...

Welcome Spring 2014 Interns!

TYO is pleased to introduce the Spring 2014 interns! They come from diverse backgrounds – all the way from the United States, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Read all about them! Laura Laura is from the UK and in December, she graduated with MSc International Development from the University of Birmingham. In Trinidad, Laura helped implement ...

Introducing the Fall 2013 Interns!

Introducing the Fall 2013 interns! This session, six outstanding interns have been selected to work in the Nablus community. All with very different backgrounds, meet this session’s newest additions to the TYO team! Zak Zak is a native of Madison, Ohio and received his BA in International Affairs from Univerisity of Maine and is currently completing his ...

Meet the Summer 2013 Interns!

Meet the newest members of the TYO team, the Summer 2013 Interns: Kyra, Jenna, Jessica, Emma, Eleanor, Debra and Elizabeth. Kyra Kyra is a native of Brooklyn, NY and is a current student at George Washington University studying International Affairs with a concentration in Global Public Health and International Development. Kyra was an organizer for the youth-led organization New York-2-New ...