My path as an ambassador for the arts

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star”, said Friedrich Nietzsche and while chaos is a bit extreme and I wouldn’t exactly call myself a dancing star, this quote captures the uncertainty and self-discovery that has enriched my college career thus far and my latest stop on this journey: a member of a professional ballet/contemporary dance company.

2012 SIP Colombia/IOP Director's Intern Reflection

I spent this summer as an intern in the Center for Social Innovation in Bogotá, Colombia. My main task at the CSI was to do research on social innovation solutions; the idea was to find ways in which the problems associated with extreme poverty are being addressed around the world, with the goal of modifying and adopting successful programs and interventions in Colombia.