Now in its 27th year, AAJA Voices is a student program that provides aspiring journalists with career-ready skills to succeed in the continually-evolving media landscape. By nurturing relationships between students and professional volunteers, Voices also gives students the opportunity to tap into mentors’ networks and begin their own while also providing AAJA journalists leadership and management opportunities. 

Paul Ly

Paul Ly

Age: 56
Country of Origin: Cambodia
Current Location: San Francisco, Calif.

In the 1990s, Paul Ly was forced to relocate to the United States after he was uprooted from his homeland. He was able to start a small business and a family here in California, but to this day, his traumatic memories of his past haunt both him and his children.

 
 
Wilson Kubwayo

Wilson Kubwayo

Abir Aljraffi

Abir Aljraffi