Our Mission:

Empower.

We give refugee youth the tools necessary to navigate American society, reach their academic potential and become community leaders.

 
Photo Nov 03, 3 45 12 PM.jpg

Our Mission

Through educational mentoring programs, PAIR empowers refugee youth to navigate American society, reach their academic potential and become community leaders.

Learn More

Our Impact

PAIR positively impacts over 300 refugee youth with academic year and summer programs.

 

205+

thousand Dollars

Awarded

as scholarships for our students to use towards their higher education.

(2016-2018)

12+

Years Serving

communities

Founded at Rice University in 2006, PAIR continues to grow programs to reach new community needs

5000

hours of mentoring

yearly

Our Team

Executive Director - Jennifer Garmon

Senior Program Manager - Mariel Sanchez

Operations Manager- Saba Shaikh

Global Learners Program Manager - Abbie Drozek-Fitzwater

Global Leaders Program Manager

Global Scholars Program Coordinator - Krstina Roberts

Global Learners Program Coordinator - Jeremy Brandt

Global Learners Program Coordinator - Abby Lane Barnes

Volunteer Coordinator- Nazia Frank

Untitled.png
 

Get Involved

PAIR appreciates all forms of involvement. Find the option that works best for you or reach out to us if you have an idea about a new way to get involved!  

 

Volunteer opportunities

We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated volunteers who feel passionately about empowering refugee youth to reach their highest potential. We have opportunities to fit your schedule, interests, and skills.

Make a Donation

Help PAIR provide life-changing programs for refugee youth.