Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Ayushma Neopaney: Belonging and becoming American

“On a recent evening, 30 students from my high school gathered to share a meal of traditional Nepali foods like momos and chow mein noodles. We’re a pretty diverse mix — American born, immigrant, white and students of color. And we’re all members of Global Minds, a youth-led after-school program of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh that helps native-born Americans and immigrant-origin students get to know each other and celebrate each other’s cultures. Our goal is to make everyone feel supported, academically and socially, no matter their background.”

Read the full op-ed in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.