Tanzania | Age 17 | Female

Interests: Crafting, cooking, volunteering
Sumaiya is a 17-year-old merit scholar and future surgeon from Tanzania. She lives with her sisters and brothers, and spends her non-academic time crafting, cooking, and volunteering. Sumaiya is bold and unafraid of failure, and is helpful, tolerant, and engaging. She feels that these characteristics will help her to be successful on her exchange. After her medical career, she hopes to become a businesswoman as her second act, and funnel her profits into building an orphanage and attached hospital.

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