Student of the Month: Camille Westfall
Meet Camille Westfall, QFI's student of the month for October. As a QFI awardee, Camille was able to attend Concordia Village's Al Waha Summer Camp this past summer. In this feature, Camille talks about the rewards of learning Arabic and how she believes mastering this language and others can change the world. Camille is a student at the University of Minnesota, where she studies graphic design and hopes to minor in Arabic.Watch Video
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International High School of New Orleans seniors travel to Qatar
Nine seniors from the traveled nearly 8,000 miles to represent the United States at the fifth annual Doha College Model United Nations Assembly in . Doha is the capital city of Qatar on the continent of Asia.Read Article
Profiles in Courage: United For Syria
17-year-old QFI Community Service Grantee, Abdulhassib Al-Jandali, sheds light on the humanitarian crisis in Syria through his campaign United For Syria. For more information about the campaign: fb.com/united4syria | @unitedf0rsyria
Profiles in Courage: An Interview with UNHCR
While visiting refugee camps in the Beqaa Valley, QFI spoke to Lisa Abu Khaled, Public Information Assistant at UNHCR Lebanon. Lisa spoke about the challenges and hardships of being displaced and everyday life in the camps.
The Road to Doha
QFI's Road to Doha program helped train and bring together youth from Qatar, the U.S., Brazil and Argentina to better understand and develop solutions to critical global issues and to more effectively raise environmental awareness.
The Future We Want
In June 2012, Youth Ambassadors for Science and the Environment traveled to Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Caravelas and Abrohlos National Marine Park before heading to Rio+20 Earth Summit.
YALLAH: Commit to Action, Minnesota
QFI selected 36 students from Brazil, Qatar and the U.S. to participate in the National Service-Learning Conference held in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Madeleine Albright Visits Lindblom
On April 10, 2012, Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright visited QFI's partner school, Lindblom Math and Science Academy.
Concordia Language Villages
In summer of 2011, QFI established a partnership with Concordia Language Villages. 31 youth from 20 different schools attended 2 or 4-week sessions at Al Waha, the Arabic Language Village.
QFI / WeVideo Behind the Scenes
The video that launched SXSW Film, highlighting QFI student filmmakers who collaborated on short water films.
QFI Celebrates Foreign Language Week
QFI's Executive Director speaks about the importance of learning another language.
BtoQ Compilation Video
Check out all five "Brazil to Qatar" National Geographic student videos in one compilation.
"Women" during the BtoQ Exchange
Brazilian and Qatari students worked with National Geographic instructors during the Brazil to Qatar exchange to create a short piece on women.
"People and Nature" during the BtoQ Exchange
Brazilian and Qatari students worked with National Geographic instructors during the Brazil to Qatar exchange to create a short piece on people and nature.
Behind the Scenes at Brazil to Qatar: One World, Many Stories
A behind the scenes look at the #BtoQ exchange program that brought 22 high school students from Brazil to meet their counterparts in Qatar.
From Chicago to Doha: Connecting Cultures, Exploring Science
Learn about students from Chicago's Lindblom Math and Science Academy who went on QFI's exchange trip to Qatar.
Chicago2Doha Media Projects
39 students from 3 schools in Chicago and Qatar came together for the Connecting Cultures, Exploring Science trip. Students told their reflections of the trip through images, video and sound.
Glass Blowing at Chihuly's Studio: YALLAH 2011
QFI students in Seattle as part of the YALLAH cultural exchange trip in 2011 were invited to world-renowned glass blower Dale Chihuly's studio.
Sir Richard Branson speaks to Earth Day Qatar 2011
Earth Day Qatar 2011 was the premier event in the region, featuring speakers, discussions, workshops, and a special video message by Sir Richard Branson.
Meet our Brazilian students
Arabic Language and Culture in Sao Paolo - meet the Brazilian students and administrators of this program.
Crossing the divide
Watch as students from QFI partner schools in Washington DC and Boston tell their story of language learning and cultural exchange.
Our mission and the astrolabe
With its rich and varied history, the Astrolabe represents education, science, innovation and diversity. Highlighted in this video, these values underscore QFI's vision and programs.
- Students travel to Qatar to participate in immersive Arabic language Program
- MidWeek: Campbell Students Reach Out To Qatar
- Qatar Tribune: Qatari, American students share views on Earth Day
- Marhaba: Qatar Foundation International and Global Nomads Group Host ‘Road to Doha’ Webcast on Earth Day
- Edtech Digest: Complementing in-person exchanges with online discussion forums in a movement to bridge cultures.
- Gulf Times: International schools Arabic debate final today