Introducing myself and my journal
I am a graduate student at the University of Oregon, studying Conflict and Dispute Resolution and Multimedia Journalism. I also enjoy my position as the African Studies Graduate Teaching Fellow. I'm dedicated to understanding peaceful communication and empowerment of the disenfranchised voice.
When I'm not in front of a computer, I love to: run with my dog Gerty; cook and enjoy meals with my partner and friends; enjoy outdoor and international adventures; ask questions; capture the world through story and camera; experience honest connections with others.
To be forthcoming, I find online social forums intimidating but I'm fascinated by the power they hold and very honored and excited to be joining this group of powerful women.
Understanding the world around me
Consistently living the idea that one must take care of oneself to take care of others.
My Vision for the Future: