Sadeen Qardan

“No legacy is so rich as honesty.” My name is Sadeen Qardan. I am from the capital city in Jordan; Amman. I am a second year student in Global Governance hoping to pursue a career in either social justice or humanitarian aid. I am strongly driven by my passion to do things the ethical way, to be true to my goals, and to implement change where change is needed.

The Flaw in Charity

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” This idiom, common in many languages, captures the idea of instead of handing something to someone, you should teach them how to acquire it themselves, so… Read More »The Flaw in Charity

It’s Important to Slow Down

December is a time students tend to look forward to, since it is a break from attending school/university for several weeks. It’s is also a time where international students can look forward to going home and seeing their families and friends. December, however, can also be a very stressful time… Read More »It’s Important to Slow Down

Intelligence and its types

While visiting some primary schools in the villages outside Jordan’s capital, Amman, I found some really interesting remarks by some of the children’s mothers. I was there to record some feedback from the mother’s about the past two weeks they spent with their children at the school, preparing them for… Read More »Intelligence and its types

Check Your Privilege

The recipe to success has always been a simple one: work hard, work smart, and you will succeed. You will become a self-made person, an example of success, all thanks to your hard work. However, this is almost never the case. We are born with a set of privileges others… Read More »Check Your Privilege

The Second Amendment; Why?

With the recent mass shooting in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, activists are advocating more than ever for the tightening of gun control as well as the repeal of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, which protects the right for citizens to bear weapons. However,… Read More »The Second Amendment; Why?