Training with The Advocacy Project

I arrived in Washington, DC yesterday at 10am after catching the red-eye from Portland. I haven’t been able to do any touring but from what I’ve seen on the commute to Dupont Circle, its an exciting city, filled with a lot of young, professional, important-looking people.

Since I arrived I’ve been working with The Advocacy Project going over expectations, work plans, safety issues, as well as all kinds of tech-y things I should already know, like how to edit video, take a proper picture, and update a simple website. I’ve also met all the interns here that will be helping me with any technical issues I may have while in Ain Leuh.

You can check out my official AP blog, but I’ll probably post everything I post there on this site.

I hope to start working with the cooperative on Monday the 18th. I leave tomorrow at 2:00pm and will head straight to Fez for friday cous cous with my dear friend Zahra!

About Laura McAdams

Laura McAdams is a Master’s student at University of Pennsylvania studying International Educational Development. Her experience in the MENA region includes 15 months as a Fulbright student researcher to Fez and Ifrane, Morocco in 2010 and 2011. Her project was interested in understanding the disconnect between the policies of technology usage in education and the reality of how these policies unfold in the classroom. Summer 2012 she returned to the Middle Atlas mountains of Morocco to work with a women’s weaving cooperative. She is excited to learn more about other countries in the MENA region and issues involving education policy and reform, technology usage in curriculums and gender equality in education. One of Laura’s lifelong goals is to one day be able to sit down and leisurely read a newspaper in Arabic.
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1 Response to Training with The Advocacy Project

  1. Roger says:

    It would be great if you could pick up the basics of Tam/ Tash while in Ain Leuh… I have no idea how feasible that would be… taraq slama! (wa mbruk 3la lmawqa3 zwiyna!)

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