Apr 26, 2017
Egyptian-born sisters Yasmin and Ayaa Elgoharry came to the U.S. aged seven and 11. The only Muslim family in their neighborhood, they often felt their religion was something to hide. Having nearly dropped out of high school, discouraged by their school counselor to apply to anything else but a community college, they are now graduating with a master's in educational leadership from the University's Warner School of Education. The first-generation college grads talk with host Sandra Knispel about their remarkable journey.