My time in Geneva sparked a thirst for living abroad, a passion for embodying a culture that is not my own.
As a native Vermonter, I always loved being outdoors and spent much of my childhood playing in the woods.
As a South Asian studies major, I made sure to structure my undergraduate career to include a semester abroad . . .
SIT’s Comparative Ecology and Conservation program in Ecuador gives you an up-close look at biodiverse ecosystems and conservation efforts in Ecuador. But there’s even more to the program than you might imagine.
While I thought I was sufficiently well equipped to handle the majority of the Indonesian that would be thrown at me “in the field,” I soon realized that the art of Indonesian small talk—something I now consider the most fundamental aspect of speaking the language—was something that I had yet to master.
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- Panama Alumna Awarded Alice Rowan Swanson Fellowship
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