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Bolivia Alumna Returns to Bolivia to Work in Food Industry

Elizabeth Abel, graduate of George Washington University, studied in Bolivia with SIT in the fall of 2009. She has returned to Bolivia, where she now works at the Melting Pot Bolivia Foundation. Below, she describes some of the work she’s doing now and how her time with SIT influenced her. By Elizabeth Abel Cochabamba, Bolivia, […]

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SIT Alumna Reflects on Experiences after Program in Kenya

Aubrey Winkie (University of Wisconsin–Madison) studied on SIT’s Kenya: Urbanization, Health, and Human Rights program in fall 2012. Below, Aubrey talks about what she did in Kenya after the program. I did my Independent Study Project working with the WaterCap research project, studying the effects of climate change induced food insecurity. My findings were published […]

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South Africa Alumna Reflects on Experiences Teaching

Jordan Ashwood studied on SIT’s summer South Africa: Education and Social Change program in 2011. Below, she reflects on her experience then and the effect it has had on her since. “YES!” It’s difficult to convey in words just how joyous and heartfelt that answer was as it reverberated off the walls of my South […]

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2014 SIT Photo Contest Winners Announced

The annual SIT Photo Contest is a chance for SIT Study Abroad and SIT Graduate Institute students and alumni to submit photos that capture SIT’s mission and values. In the 2014 contest, nearly 200 students and alumni submitted over 600 photographs. A select group of SIT staff chose their three favorites (staff pick category), and […]

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New Book from Wisdom Publications Reaffirms the Extraordinary Contributions by SIT Alumni to Tibetan and Himalayan Studies

The book’s release coincides with SIT’s 50th anniversary. Yale University faculty member and SIT alumnus Andrew Quintman is the coeditor of a new collection of academic essays released earlier this spring, honoring a giant in the field of Tibetan Studies—longtime SIT senior scholar and academic director Hubert Decleer. Himalayan Passages: Tibetan and Newar Studies in […]

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