Reem Osman is a 23 year old Palestinian who is pursuing her studies as a Business Student in the University of Balamand. She has played Soccer since she was 6 years old. She joined several teams and gained many experiences. Reem has wanted to be a coach since she was young and hopes to be a coach for Palestinian young girls who are refugees. She would like to make their dream, which is to be part of a Soccer team, come true. Reem believes that the Michael Johnson Young Leaders course will help her to better lead disadvantaged girls in refugee camps.
Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.
- Michael Johnson