Fartun A. Omar is a 24 year old from Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia. She arrived in Minneapolis in July 2015 knowing only “yes” and “no” in English. Today she speaks in English during the interview with us. She has been a student at IEC since August 2015 and she shared with us how the class has helped increase her confidence and plan for her future. She hopes her future career will be a contribution to her community. Following is our interview with Fartun, a student who has a dream and works hard to achieve it.