Americanah- An Uncomfortable But Necessary Look At Black and White In America

I absolutely love this book. I love it because it’s raw, it’s real, and it made me uncomfortable to read it. The author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, tells the story of a Nigerian woman who moved to America for university. She discusses her experience acclimating to American culture as an African, and America’s issues with race … Continue reading Americanah- An Uncomfortable But Necessary Look At Black and White In America

Why I Volunteer Abroad

I’d like to talk about one of the loves of my life, international volunteering and travel. Yes, before you ask, I do volunteer locally as well (New York Cares). The last 5ish years of my life have been shaped around international volunteering. Travel has become one of my greatest passions, and I think it’s important … Continue reading Why I Volunteer Abroad

My Bio

Former investigator, now non profit professional. I’m a world traveler, advocate for human rights, health, and education. I grew up in the Midwest and currently living in NYC. My background is in criminal justice, and since leaving the corporate world 3 years ago, I’ve gone back to school at NYU in a International Relations program. … Continue reading My Bio