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United StatesEvanston , United States

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September 8, 2010


About Me: 

My name is Sourma and I live in Evanston (a small suburb near Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago) and my passion is writing. I always knew it was my passion but never pursued it at the same time. I could imagine some might read that in a state of confusion but if you think about it, we never get to our destination the way we might have imagined it, and right now that's what I am trying to do. I work for a nonprofit organization doing grant writing support for healthcare continuing medical education programs for doctors and nurses. Its a great job that allows me to learn, grow and a rewarding job at the end of the day. In the near future, I will pursue my awaited goal of volunteering for the Peace Corps and hope to record my journey through photos, video, and especially journal blogging.

I'm a first generation, Assyrian-American, born in Chicago, Illinois with one brother and one sister and still have both parents. I had a great childhood as a middle-class working family, we struggled just like everyone else but as the youngest I wasn't affected by it as much as others might. I'm very close to my family and extended family. I have a niece and two nephews who I tried to spend as much time with as possible, especially since I don't have my own children yet so I spoil them all the time. In my family I am considered the big mouth with an attitude and as much as I hate when they call me that, its true. I have a lot to say and I say it as loud as I can until someone listens to me.

There's so much more to say but can't stay in this small box.

My Passions: 
Politics, Human Rights, Organic Food, Environment, and Women's Rights.
My Challenges: 
Procrastination, Starting something and not finishing it,
My Vision for the Future: 
High speed railway system accross the country, vertical farming from big city to rural communities, universal healthcare for all and universal college education for all.
My Areas of Expertise: 
Project Management, Writing, One on One communication to solve any problems business or personal, creative thinking
My Languages: 
English, Assyrian, Spanish

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