In May, Morgan Barbre ‘19 and Cambray Smith ‘18 traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark as delegates to the fourth triennial Women Deliver global conference. With nearly 6,000 attendees representing more than 150 countries, this was the largest gathering on girls’ and women’s health and rights in the last decade.
posted 2012.05.21 Lianne Gonsalves ‘10 has received a David L. Boren Fellowship which will fund a year in Ethiopia. During her time in Africa, Gonsalves will immerse herself in language acquisition and a qualitative research project. Beginning in August, Gonsalves will study the Amharic language at Addis Ababa University. After two months, she will move from the capital to the rural Amhara region to begin her research project. Gonsalves will collect data on family planning practices and natural resource use by local
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Earlier this summer, the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced that Lianne Gonsalves ‘10 was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Venezuela. Gonsalves is one of over 1,500 American citizens who will travel abroad for the 2010-2011 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grantees are assigned various activities designed to strengthen English language instruction by establishing a native-speaker presence and to improve their students’ language abilities
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Each semester, one NC State student is selected to speak on behalf of the entire graduating class. University Communications sat down with biological sciences and international studies double major Lianne Gonsalves, who reflected on everything from the Krispy Kreme Challenge to anthropological research in Guatemala. Read the interview here. ~posted 2010.05.13
Park Scholar Lianne Gonsalves, a senior biological sciences and international studies major, served as an intern this summer at the United States Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. A political coup took place in Tegucigalpa several weeks into her experience and Lianne was called on to assist Embassy staff with a variety of responsibilities beyond the scope of a traditional internship. The first coup in Central America since the Cold War resulted in government-implemented curfews, street protests and public demonstrations. As a
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