On May 4th, 2015, after over 8 hours in rickety buses and unmarked vans, I arrived in the small and remote town of Dayutang rather abruptly.
SIT Study Abroad congratulates Abigail Outterson, the newest recipient of the Alice Rowan Swanson Fellowship, which returns alumni of SIT’s undergraduate study abroad programs to their host countries to conduct human rights projects.
Growing up beside the immense power of the Pacific and the grandeur of Siuslaw National Forest instilled a need in me to preserve and protect that which many of us take for granted.
As much as I’d tried to imagine life in Mongolia, the reality turned out to be far more complex and intriguing.
My time in Geneva sparked a thirst for living abroad, a passion for embodying a culture that is not my own.
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