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Zoe at graduation

Conducting research abroad—with SIT and beyond

My name is Zoe Zakin and I participated in SIT’s development program in Argentina in fall 2014. I’d like to share my experience with SIT, doing original research, and how I was lucky enough to continue this research when I returned to school.

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Bringing the world to Atlanta, USA

By Stephanie Genkin When Alexis Dalmat Cohen was accepted to the International Honors Program she thought it would help her launch a career working overseas for the State Department or USAID. Instead, it convinced her to use what she learned in the U.S. Today she is the President and Executive Director of Culture Connect, a […]

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Jed's Peace Corps group

From Mongolia to Senegal

I arrived in Mongolia wearing sandals.

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Judson sits with a family who received a new greenhouse.

Creating One Sustainable Path to Food Security in Nepal

By Judson Peck (Bates College), a 2009 alumnus of SIT Study Abroad Nepal: Development and Social Change and a recent recipient of the Alice Rowan Swanson Fellowship. The Fellowship awards funds twice annually to SIT Study Abroad alumni to return to their program country and pursue further development projects benefiting human rights in that region. […]

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Chama ya Jikoni in a neighborhood in Nairobi

SIT Alumna Competes in Hult Global Challenge to Tackle Food Insecurity

Beth Holmes is studying for her MBA at the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge after six years working as a microfinance consultant focused on Africa. As an undergraduate student at Colby College, Beth participated in two SIT Study Abroad programs: in Bolivia and Morocco. She recently teamed up with four classmates at […]

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