Huda Dawood

Huda, 21, is a Palestinian refugee from Saida, Lebanon. Her father is originally from Gaza, leaving for Lebanon when he was 17. She still has many relatives there. This is Huda's senior year at American University in Beirut (AUB), studying economics with a minor in mathematics. She likes writing to express her thoughts and dreams of a better life for her family -- ideally, in their homeland, Palestine. Huda had always dreamed of attendng AUB and then earned a scholarship. "I believe dreams do come true!"