Dartmouth will welcome students from AUK again this summer to intern in various departments around campus. Their brief biographies and pictures follow.
Hadeel El-Liethy is an accounting and finance major at the College of Business and Economics at the American University of Kuwait (AUK), class of 2017. During her four years at AUK, she has worked as a peer tutor, belonged to several clubs and organizations, been active in sports (basketball), volunteered, and worked as an administrative assistant. Currently, she is an intern in assurance (audit) at Ernst & Young, Kuwait. Hadeel aspires to work at an international company where she can travel around the world, pursuing new experiences and meeting new people. She will be interning with the TuckGO office, which manages Tuck's new global learning activities.
Vincent Puyat is a student majoring in finance at AUK's College of Business and Economics. He moved to Kuwait from the Philippines with his family when he was nine years old. At AUK, Vincent works regularly as a writing consultant at the Writing Center. He is also involved in the Student Council, as the business and economics delegate. He regularly represents AUK at competitions, especially those related to the College of Business and Economics. Vincent's interests are reading up on economics and finance, and playing video games in his spare time. He hopes to learn gain knowledge and experience during his internship with the TuckGO office, which manages Tuck's new global learning activities.
Budour AlAnsari, a junior at the American University of Kuwait, is an English major with a minor in history. She has developed her English skills over 13 years while attending schools with a strong British-based educational system. A year abroad at Barnhill Primary School in Dundee, Scotland, encouraged her to become an open-minded individual who respects different cultures/beliefs. While in Dundee, Budour joined the Tang Soo Do Martial Arts Club and earned a green belt. She has been a member of school soccer teams, serving as team captain several times, and also is interested in art. At Dartmouth, she will be interning in the Office of Communications.
Omar Khalil is a sophomore studying computer engineering and seeking a minor in computer science at AUK. On campus, Omar works as a peer tutor in the university's Tutoring Center, specializing in assisting students with both programming and theoretical computer science courses. He also works as a consultant in the university's Writing Center. A lover of books and literature, Omar organized a student-run book club, for which he is president, and never leaves his house without a book in his backpack or loaded in his phone. He recently participated in Global Game Jam 2016, where he developed a game in 48 hours, and in IEEEXtreme The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' 24-hour programming competition, where he ranked above 68 percent of 2,500 contestants competing worldwide. He will be participating in the Secure Information Systems Mentoring and Training (SISMAT) cyber security two-week boot camp at Dartmouth.
Zeinab Mohammed is originally from Somalia but lived with her family in Syria until she was able to leave for Kuwait in 2013. In spring 2014, she enrolled at AUK and chose computer engineering as a major. She is involved in many clubs and organizations at AUK, either as an active member or as a volunteer. She wants to complete her studies in the field of network security and become a professor. Her experiences have made her passionate about making change in the world so that it will be a good place to live for the coming generations. She will be participating in the Secure Information Systems Mentoring and Training (SISMAT) cyber security two-week boot camp at Dartmouth.
Last Updated: 6/1/16