Kar Meh is serving her first year as a RefugeeRISE AmeriCorps member at EMBARC’s Waterloo office.
Kar has lived in Waterloo, Iowa for more than five years and currently is a senior at West High. As a Youth Navigator since her freshman year of high school, Kar has been involved in helping other students in the refugee and immigrant community overcome cultural barriers.
She speaks both Karenni and English languages and plans to continue her postsecondary education at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.
During her free time Kar enjoys reading, writing poetry, learning new things, and listening to a variety of music.