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
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
A lot of my time studying child malnutrition in rural Rajasthan has been spent figuring out what children are actually eating and in what quantities. One of the ways that
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
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
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.
“Data collection.” Sounds straightforward enough, right? During the Fellowship, I have led two different studies on malnutrition in the Sawai Madhopur area: one in three government schools and the other
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