A Poem

Being in a group is hard. Not always sure what I can offer. What my place is.
I flourish in intimate conversations with strangers,
yet struggle to show up within

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About Shame

Does shame make us healthier?
 
I felt a deep sense of discomfort as I watched a government school teacher ask a young girl stand up in morning assembly and

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My Life in Rural Rajasthan

When I speak with my friends about my work here in Sawai Madhopur, I joke that I don’t mind working 6 days a week because I don’t know what I

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Rethinking Education

When I began my observations at my placement, I felt concerned. Yes, I admit it.  At all of the schools that were run by the NGO, the children seemed to

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Unlikely Assistants

As I squeezed into the still-moving jeep one morning in April, feeling eyes roam over my face and whispers buzz around me as usual, I thought about the day ahead.

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The Backbone of Rural Health

As I move past the “nothing-makes-sense” phase of culture shock, my discomfort has begun to subside and awe and gratitude have set in. I am in love with my life

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