You and I Can Never Be Empty Vessels

Yasmeen El Gerbi
8 min readNov 20, 2022
Photo by Shubham Dhage on Unsplash

I was told I could be whoever I want to be. I can change the world if I wanted to. I can make all my dreams come true. A naive excitement enveloped my younger self who thought she could shape the world as she pleased. I booked my plane ticket to another part of the world to make my dreams come true and change the world for the better. I always wanted to make a good impact through some personal initiative. In my teenage years…

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Yasmeen El Gerbi

I like exploring the complexity underlying our ideas, emotions, stories, norms, and lives.