March 12th, 2016
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SURO is an international youth leadership program designed to develop and train young adults in the bleeding disorders community who possess the drive and ability to become leaders.
SURO participants attend two mandatory program meetings held in September and the following March, with an interim project conducted in between the two sessions.
The program provides participants with the necessary skills needed to become active leaders in their local communities and change the world for hemophilia patients. Additionally, it enables participants to travel around the world and make new friends.
We asked the International Graduates of Step Up Reach Out 2014/2015, that took place in San Francisco and Panama City, to give us their opinion about the program and why you should consider it too.
“I’ll never be the same after SURO. I learned to be the best version of myself.”Jacob Figler – Winnipeg, Canada
“SURO has inspired me to get involved in my community and make a real difference. I already had goals, but now I have skills to achieve them.”Matthew Coleman – Christchurch, New Zealand
“After this great experience, I feel as though I can make a difference.”Nishant Gupta – Ghaziabad, India
“SURO didn’t cover only hemophilia, but also aspects such as leadership that really helped me a lot. It was a great experience.”Karsten Kirchner – Dresden, Germany
“I am motivated to fight for better conditions of hemophilia care in Serbia. I recommend this program to everybody.”Stefan Tasic – Belgrade, Serbia
“This program is changing our world.”Jannik Wilk – Hamburg, Germany