WYF offers opportunities cannot get elsewhere: Interview



Thu, 09 Nov 2017 - 04:41 GMT


Thu, 09 Nov 2017 - 04:41 GMT

Dr. Laura Sharbash – photo courtesy of Egypt Today video interview

Dr. Laura Sharbash – photo courtesy of Egypt Today video interview

CAIRO – 9 November 2017: Laura Sharbash, DDS, was one of the youth who decided to attend the World Youth Forum (WYF) in Sharm El-Sheikh, seeking any potential opportunities.

In a short interview with Egypt Today, Sharbash, who is practicing medicine in New Jersey, U.S. said that she came to see what opportunities she could take part in. “I was surprised not just by the location but also by the opportunities that came out of the meetings,” Sharbash added.

She affirmed that being a participant at the WYF offers you an opportunity that you find elsewhere.

According to Sharbash being one of the young people to have an idea you might not know who to speak to or where to go; “however here at the WYF you can get your chance.”

Sharbash, also talked about meeting Minster of Immigration Nabila Makram. “She met with so many groups and I was one of them. She was keen on listening to every single idea and communicates with everybody.”

According to Seidner Dentistry website, Sharbash received her dental degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, where she minored in both pediatric and esthetic dentistry.

Sharbash is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the New Jersey Dental Association Tri-County Dental Society.

The WYF, which launched on Sunday, is a forum designed to give global youth the chance to be heard by world leaders and influential individuals. Egypt’s first international youth event is set to run until November 10. The event brings together 3,000 youth represented by 60 delegations.

Sharbash has a Bachelor of Science in Biology, with a concentration in Neuroscience from Stony Brook University in Long Island, New York, in addition to a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in Buffalo, New York.

“Currently, I am a general dentist working out of a private practice in New Jersey. I am also an attending dentist at Morristown Medical Center, where I mentor a team of dental residents,” she explained; adding, “I am an active member of the American Dental Association and the New Jersey Dental Association. I am also on the Board of the New Jersey Academy of General Dentistry.”



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