My name is Sourma and I live in Evanston (a small suburb near Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago) and my passion is writing. I always knew it was my passion but never pursued it at the same time. I could imagine some might read that in a state of confusion but if you think about it, we never get to our destination the way we might have imagined it, and right now that's what I am trying to do. I work for a nonprofit organization doing grant writing support for healthcare continuing medical education programs for doctors and nurses. Its a great job that allows me to learn, grow and a rewarding job at the end of the day. In the near future, I will pursue my awaited goal of volunteering for the Peace Corps and hope to record my journey through photos, video, and especially journal blogging.
I'm a first generation, Assyrian-American, born in Chicago, Illinois with one brother and one sister and still have both parents. I had a great childhood as a middle-class working family, we struggled just like everyone else but as the youngest I wasn't affected by it as much as others might. I'm very close to my family and extended family. I have a niece and two nephews who I tried to spend as much time with as possible, especially since I don't have my own children yet so I spoil them all the time. In my family I am considered the big mouth with an attitude and as much as I hate when they call me that, its true. I have a lot to say and I say it as loud as I can until someone listens to me.
There's so much more to say but can't stay in this small box. Politics, Human Rights, Organic Food, Environment, and Women's Rights. Procrastination, Starting something and not finishing it, Project Management, Writing, One on One communication to solve any problems business or personal, creative thinking
My Vision for the Future
High speed railway system accross the country, vertical farming from big city to rural communities, universal healthcare for all and universal college education for all.