Rouaa, REFUGEE YOUTH PROGRAM VOLUNTEER
Rouaa Ahmad is an AmeriCorps volunteer at NAAM with United Way’s North Shore AmeriCorps Program. Rouaa started her involvement with the organization as a middle school student, when she first arrived to the United States as a refugee from Iraq. After high school, she went on to pursue higher education from Salem State University, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. After exploring other opportunities, Rouaa returned to NAAM, the place where she first began her journey in the U.S. Rouaa hopes to continue providing support for immigrant youth so that they can thrive in their new home.