Category Archives: International Educational Development Program at UPenn, 2012-2013

Overview of my work at UNESCO

It is Thursday, the end of the work week here in Amman, Jordan. I have been in the country eight days and have finished a full week here around the office. The UNESCO office is located right next to the … Continue reading

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Around Amman

Hamza has been such a kind host and has provided me with a great first introduction to Amman. I’ve already seen a lot of this gigantic city, considering that I’ve been here less than a week. Over the weekend, I … Continue reading

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First day in Jordan

Yesterday I flew into Jordan in the low light of dusk. Outside the city lights of Amman the countryside is dry and barren, the cracked land looking like networks of veins from the plane’s window. I waited in the hell that is currency … Continue reading

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Finishing up at Penn

I’m officially done with the coursework required for the M.S.Ed. in International Educational Development at Penn! Even though I won’t technically receive my degree until 2014, I walked in the graduation ceremony this May. The ceremony was long and boring, … Continue reading

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Thank you, Grandma, for the joy you brought my life. 

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