From Lost Boy to American Diplomat – One Refugee’s Amazing Story

Jan 20, 2016
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
112 Kern

Gai Nyok,  U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Officer

Gai Nyok, one of the former “Lost Boys” of Sudan, will speak at Penn State. Recently inducted into the U.S. Department of State as a foreign service officer, Nyok was one of more than 25,000 children orphaned by his country’s civil war and fled his village when he was 5 years old. He will share his experiences as a refugee and the story of his journey and new life in America.

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