Rawan Yaghi has a background in English Language and Education and used to teach in high schools until 2016. She believed that education helps her mission as a change agent with youth. She is a co-author of Women Teaching Women English published by University of Oregon and a co-author of International Perspectives on Teaching and Learning with GIS in Secondary Schools. She is an activist in women empowerment through education and socio-economic situation. She has established USPEaK as a non-profit, non-governmental organization in Baalbeck, Lebanon in 2009 and worked on many projects to build citizenship and democracy among youth through European and American grants. USPEaK gets its sustainability from TEFL courses including TOEFL, IELTS and SAT.
Rawan is a trainer on conflict management, social cohesion, and others. She is also an alumna of US Embassy Exchange Programs like the Hubert Humphrey Fellowship on Public Policy Analysis from University of Minnesota and International Visitor Leadership Program with TESOL focus. Through the exchange programs, Ms. Yaghi was very active taking opportunities to learn about project management, restorative justice, women leadership, human trafficking, and critical thinking and other areas for professional development. She has focused on youth as change agents and women in politics.