Written at the beginning of the pandemic, I decided this was an important story to tell in order to boost morale. Additionally, as a STEM school, I felt that this group was especially inspiring to fellow student engineers and scientists by showcasing our true potential to bring about change in the world.
- I conducted a 20 minute interview with Project YCRO founder and senior Reevu Adakroy to learn more about the initiative's inspiration, progress, and future goals.
- Striving to create an article focused on brevity and localization, I succinctly describe Project YCRO's efforts.
- Throughout the article, I link resources to encourage the reader to explore more about the initiative.
A key part of journalism is learning from the people you interact with. Understanding the effort and impact of this initiative's work, I was inspired to fulfill my role as a journalist reporting during the pandemic with the same amount of effort and intended impact.