It is the 21st century, and there are still some certain countries in the world where it is hard to be a woman. Child marriages, violence, a lack of female schools, tribal prejudices which hold that education is not for women are everyday realities. In such surroundings, Wadia Samadi (28) grasped her chance to earn an academic degree in Economics when international organizations were available to help out. She also did the unimaginable: she became a journalist and a businesswoman. She still goes to meetings with an escort, because many associates refuse to negotiate or meet with her otherwise. Dealing with such moments, she continues her subtle fight to change people's minds about opportunities for women in business and in other phases of life. We interview the first female owner of a financial website in Afghanistan in an eye-opening story for the Youth Time magazine.

Anthony Atala, M.D, is the Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine and is the W. Boyce Professor and Chair of Urology at the Wake Forest School of Medicine. Dr. Atala is a practicing surgeon and a researcher in the area of regenerative medicine. His work focuses on growing human cells, tissues, and organs.

Perhaps everybody who ever studied a foreign language remembers the impersonal dialogues and phrases many textbooks still contain. But did it ever occur to you to do something about it?  Well, please note that somebody has actually done something to remedy the situation. We at YT have the pleasure to introduce you two young high school students, Jakub Jan Fiala and Ondřej Kočan, who, not being satisfied with the quality of their English textbooks at their high school, took a decision two years ago to create their own book. What was their journey, and where does the Improve Yourself English student’s book stand today? Scroll down and find out the answer to this and many more questions.

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