Author: 6oy5x

(12/11/05) Day 102: In the Big Bang I arrived in Bangkok late last Thursday night. For the last 3 days I have been mostly taking it easy taking care of three months worth of neglected logistics and relaxing with all the comforts a big city has to offer that a monastery...

July 1-14, 2015 – New York, NY I have been looking forward to this week all summer: I finally got to New York City as part of Insight! The Big Apple, even as a Bostonian, has always meant a lot to me. Some of my favorite family trips have happened there,...

June 3-14, 2015 - Concord, MA Concord, Massachusetts is an interesting place for all the obvious reasons: self-proclaimed birthplace of the American Revolution, home of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thoreau, and Louisa May Alcott, and my personal favorite – the seemingly only place in Massachusetts where it is illegal to sell plastic...

August 14, 2009 - Munich, Germany First Foreign Placement: United Nations Development Fund for Women, Egypt  Earlier this summer, I established contact with the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) in Egypt. UNIFEM has carved out an interesting spot in the changing discourse on the position of women in Egyptian society. In...