MNE Major Is Part of VCU’s Qatar Leadership Exchange Program

Qatar Students
MNE junior Zaid Shaikh (third from right) was among the 20 VCU students in the 2017 VCU Qatar Leadership Exchange Program.

Zaid Shaikh, a junior in the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, was part of an interdisciplinary group of VCU students to travel the roughly 7,000 miles from Richmond t0 Doha as part of VCU’s Qatar Leadership Exchange Program. “The hospitality, the culture and the sense of going somewhere new and experiencing leadership and [different] constructs than what we may have here — it’s a different life,” he said. But not as different as he expected.

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