Alumna Joanna Brucker (BA Anth with Special Honors, 2007) writes:
"Many warm greetings from Kosovo. I have been here now for six months and some of the most transformational of my life. I currently work for a local non-profit as their educational coordinator. The non-profit, Balkan Sunflowers (www.balkansunflowers.org or www.learningcentersnetwork.org) provides educational extension and support for the minority populations here in Kosovo, namely the Roma and Ashkali. I work as advisor to four educational centers, providing daily training to the local tutoring staff of high school students, writing curriculum to be used in the centers and doing all sorts of outreach and cooperative training with local INGOs. The work is absolutely fascinating - and I am learning Albanian!"
The Anthropology Department is delighted to learn of Joanna's work and wish her all the best in the future.