I found my identity and self-esteem through community engagement and volunteering.
Community engagement can be defined as: acts of perusing happiness with the goal of building a better place to live in.
With ground-breaking strides being made in the field of regenerative medicine, we often hear “stem cells” being used as the buzz-word to attract attention.
The most rewarding privilege in my life, however, was not bound by an age requirement.
Although there have been challenges and ups and downs, thanks to the support system from peers and university management, those obstacles became easier to overcome.
What limits our youth in their ability to become well-rounded individuals is the stereotypes we as a community have fixated into our minds.