Maya Salameh

Age 16
San Diego, CA
West Region
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A junior at the San Diego High School of International Studies, Maya Salameh is passionate about writing, psychology, and history. She is the founder and president of her school’s Psychology Club and is fluent in English, French, and Arabic. The oldest daughter of Lebanese-Americans, Maya hopes to become a psychologist and possibly a diplomant. She believes psychology is an immutable facet of international relations and seeks to bring about effective change for the lost generation of children who have served as weapons of war throughout the world.