And Thana Faroq  is proving it to audiences all over the world with her powerful photography. Thana explains that her art allows her to eliminate ignorance, educate and inspire, even during times of war. Born and raised in Yemen, Thana was granted a scholarship at the age of 16 to finish high school in Canada, where she completed the IB Diploma Programme. Obtaining a second scholarship, she travelled to the U.S. to study International Relations and Photography at Clark University. In the interview that follows, Thana talks about storytelling through pictures, the role her education played in her incredible journey as an artist, the capacity of the human spirit to prevail and her big dreams for life moving forward.