Our Stories: Luleit, Scholar (2017)

Luleit is a political asylee from Ethiopia, who at 13 helped keep her family afloat by working after school and filling out SNAP, TANF and Section 8 applications.

Despite these hardships, she was able to take Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment classes and founded an Ethiopian-Eritrean Club at her high school.

She will study political science and pre-pharmacy at Virginia Commonwealth University, and hopes to become a pharmacist.