Welcome! This blog documents my experience as a Nancy Germeshausen Klavans Cultural Bridge Fellow with the Liberian Ministry of Gender and Development during my studies at the Harvard Kennedy School.

The views expressed are solely my own and are written to share experiences, introduce issues, and initiate conversation. Thank you for reading!



The Girl Effect

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Monday, June 18, 2007

Meet the interns...


Zach, Yesenia, Rupert, Yue Man, Molly, Emily, Jesse

Here is the complete team of interns, all smiles after Madam President urged our respective Ministers to challenge us with Liberia's toughest issues, mentioning that we should leave Liberia exhausted.

(***Notice the ladies' self-designed African dresses for the occasion. I must admit they are quite simple compared to the bright colors and patterns flaunted by most women in Liberia, but don't worry, there are more African dresses to be made this summer)

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

The dress looks fab! Looking forward to seeing more.

Anonymous said...

Emily, I am a Liberian residing in the United States of America. My wife, Kids and your humble servant are passionately following your blog.

Thanks so much for your contribution to the development of our dear country.

Keep up the good work.