There are two kinds of people in this world: people who are comfortable having a permanent notification tag on their phone app that says they have 1,253 unread messages. And then there are people who read every message every hour to avoid the dreaded unread notification. I am proudly part of the latter category. Yet, … More The Chat Group
I felt a wave of nerves as the professor stated it was time to reveal the Workplace Lab teams. As a first year student in the Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.) program at HGSE, I had heard about Workplace Lab, what some community members described as a “container for learning.” The teams were purposefully designed … More A Container for Learning
On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 I landed at Logan International Airport with two suitcases and a purse. The past fourteen years of my life in sunny California, were uprooted, stuffed into luggage, then launched across the United States, courtesy of American Airlines. I initially felt a lot of anxiety surrounding my transition into life at … More The Perks of (PS)Pizza
Arriving in Cambridge in August felt a little bit daunting; I’d just turned 30, was worried that I’d be too old to get along with anyone, and too far out of university to keep up with the work. I’m very happy to report that these fears were unfounded! I am part of the International Education … More Jumping into International Education Policy
Prevention Science and Practice students like me at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) have a super cool opportunity to intern with schools and community organizations serving K-12 students throughout our entire school year. I was lucky enough to run an after school course at Gardner Pilot Academy called College 4 Me, a dual-generation … More “College 4 Me”: Middle School Students Make a Campus Visit to HGSE
For their authentic self, confidence, and love for learning… Over the past few years, I have largely focused and invested on myself – my life, my career, my goals, my education, my likes and dislikes. Incidentally, it has made me feel disconcerted. If happiness comes from taking responsibility for others and creating joy in their … More In honor of International Women’s Day
I arrived at the last minute, nervous and excited at the same time. It was just two days before orientation and I had left my job as a commercial airline pilot only one month before arriving in Cambridge. I had left my former decade-long life in Abu Dhabi and moved back to my home country … More Specialized Studies: An amazing choice!