On Moving Forward

  It was only a year ago that I came across Marina Keegan’s piece The Opposite of Loneliness written for Yale Daily news. We all learned of her death soon after. Her words continue to penetrate my thoughts. “This scares me. More than finding the right job or city or spouse – I’m scared of … More On Moving Forward

Full Circle

I thought I would take some time to shed light on the cohesive nature of my academics at HGSE. As I might have mentioned before, a fellow classmate of mine from the Technology, Innovation, and Education cohort and I have been working throughout the course of the year developing The Pop Up Project. The Pop … More Full Circle

From DXB, With Art

It’s crazy to think that this time last week, it was Dubai’s heat rather than frigid east coast temperatures keeping me off the streets. Wrapping up a week-long internship with the famed Art Dubai, I had the opportunity to mingle & mix with the region’s most avid art-seekers. Dare I say it – but the … More From DXB, With Art

A Seven Day Internship

When I tell people I’ll be interning in Dubai over my spring break, the sideways glances ensue. “Internship? Are you sure that’s the right word?” “You’re traveling 12 hours on a plane … to work … for a week?” “Isn’t spring break a time to vacation with new friends or catch up on the ever-growing … More A Seven Day Internship

In Search

As I greet my second semester here at HGSE, I am not only faced with the next round of classes, but also the looming site of graduation. In recent weeks, I have found the prospect of exploring my employment opportunities abroad to be increasingly exciting. Although the Middle East has always been a temporary home, … More In Search

A Tale of Two Cities

Weeks filled with travel – I could not have dreamed of a better way to spend my January break. With the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, and the Grand Bazaar all out of the way, it was time to dig into the human spirit of the city. Orhan Pamuk stands as one of the country’s most … More A Tale of Two Cities