Elena seeks practical ways to help others, such as expanding communication across social borders, and exploring the ways in which art and music develop culture. She hopes to eventually become a visual anthropologist and work with ethnographic film. She has spent her life involved in the development of community arts programs, and takes every opportunity to engage others. Although she loves Indiana, her goal for her gap year is to take her first step toward understanding the world as more than just a flat and insulated midwestern state. Although she does not have a favorite quote, she lives by a simple phrase; "Teach Peace, Send Love, and Live Truth."
Anxiety, Altoids, and Adjustment: Preparing for my Global Citizen Year. As August wore on, I found myself beginning to dread global launch- honest. I’ve been anticipating this day since October, so why was I so scared? Seeing everyone for the first time was an overwhelming…
26 August, 2019