Most people’s childhood memories are sacred. Mine are lost.
Jana Elsayed is a dedicated and devoted junior in high school. She keeps busy not only with her school work, but also with her extracurriculars, including a club she founded in 2018, Female Empowerment Movement, or F.E.M., New Generation Civic Politics Fellowship and Girls Write Now. With all that she does, she still finds the time to keep up with her hobbies and have some semblance of a social life.
The latest submissions that I have published have the common theme of identity. As someone who is graduating and going off into the world, I wanted to explore the concept of who I am and ensure my security in myself before I did so. I hope I can empower others through my work to explore their own identities.
This is a college essay about diversity, confinement and the upbringing within a small, narrow-minded community.
“Violence against women” looks into the way that society views and constantly normalizes all the struggles that women face.