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As I sit in my apartment on the eve of my second-to-last day in Beirut, I am astounded at how quickly the summer has ended. It seems like not too long ago, on the first day of my internship, I was anxiously over-explaining myself in Arabic to the armed security outside the UNRWA Lebanon field … Continue reading Summer Internship in Beirut, Lebanon
I am leaving Jordan early tomorrow morning. I have mixed feelings about this. I cannot wait to eat my mom’s Korean food and enjoy watching the sunset on the Temple Green at our college. At the same time, I know I will be missing the wonderful time I had in Jordan with my host family … Continue reading CISLA Internship in Jordan
Salut mes amis, hello friends, While I embarked from Paris for a summer spent working with the youth of the suburbs of Dakar, Senegal (Pikine and Thiaroye) to learn about the social factors that influence addiction, I ended up finding myself back in Paris, where I had been studying abroad since January. In Dakar, I was working with … Continue reading “Bonjour, l’élan retrouvé”
Hello from Paris! I hope that everyone’s summers have been fantastic; I cannot wait to hear about all of them when we are back at Conn. This summer I have been in Paris, France. I cannot believe how fast the time has gone by and that I am heading back to the states in a … Continue reading “le temps est proche où les femmes deviendront des êtres humains.” –Ghada Hatem, the founder and chief doctor at la Maison des Femmes.