Age: 30
Home Town: Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Education: Master of International Relations, NGO Administration & Youth Development, University of Wyoming
Specific Field Interests: Education & NGO Administration
Placement: Kattaikuttu Sangam - Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu
Area of Focus: Education

Highlights: Cal is eager to confront challenges and collaborate with the AIF team and individuals at his project site to overcome them. He believes that through this fellowship, he would be able to build the skills and leadership abilities that he can draw upon in a life of national and international civic engagements. Prior to AIF, he was a Peace Corps Volunteer (Mongolia 2013-15) in the Community and Youth Development sector, which provided him experience living in a rural community in an international context. He also has a BA and MA degrees, both in International Development. Cal is excited for the opportunity towards learning about another culture and experience the variety of foods, dances, arts, and lifestyles.

Bringing India Home

The final expectation of every Peace Corps Volunteer is to bring the lessons of your host country home. As an AIF Fellow in India, I aim to do the

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Annual Kattaikkuttu Festival

The Kattaikkuttu Sangam hosts an annual festival where they invite Kuttu companies to perform in an all-night exhibition. This year, there were three outside companies who shared the stage with

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An Illustrated Journey of New Horizons

Illustrating is a way I experience, share, and capture moments of my life. I carry the tools of my trade (ink brushpen, watercolor brushpen, small watercolor set, an inkpen, and

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