Meet Dr. Mireille Twayigira: Rwandan refugee, doctor & education advocate

When Mireille Twayigira was two, she fled Rwanda with her family after her father was killed in the country’s genocide. At the age of eight, she entered a Jesuit Refugee Service school in Malawi. After she graduated from secondary school as one of the best students in the country, she traveled to China, where she learned Chinese and, in 2016, graduated as a doctor.

Jesuitical talks to Mireille about the role of education in her life, how her faith has kept her strong and what it means to be a symbol of hope in your 20s.

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