Zain Ali

is a 16 year old student from Karachi, Pakistan.  He is currently enrolled at Alamogordo High School and living with his host family, Bob and Dawn Provencher.  As one of 108 teens in the U.S. this year from Pakistan, he was selected from over 16,000 applicants to the YES exchange program.  Zain would like to one day be a newscaster in his county.  He believes the news media is of vital importance because this is a way to “share positive information around the world” which would help people to understand more about each other.  Zain is eager to teach others about his country, his culture, and his religion through Community Education.