October 22, 2017 For this blog post, I wanted to give you a “behind-the-scenes” look at the work that I have been doing during my time at the East African Institute for the Aga Khan University. Hopefully, it will highlight worthy research objectives to consider and utilize a humbled approach to questioning our future. This … Continue reading Research Excerpt – Free of Charge!
Here in Tanzania this semester we are a team of six women, all in our 20's, all studying in different fields, all with varying amounts of international experience, research experience, work experience, and all with different personalities, triggers, annoyances, likes and dislikes. Prior to leaving, our advisors tried to explain to us how it might … Continue reading An internship in food systems & empathy
My first day in Nairobi three weeks ago included meetings, errands, and getting to know a small part of Nairobi with my fellow interns Chelsea and Karl. In search of some basic groceries, we decided to check out supermarket giant Nakumatt while visiting a local shopping centre. One of the largest and most wide-spread supermarket … Continue reading Empty Grocery Aisles and an Introduction to Nairobi’s Food System