Emma Boe

Emma is passionate about human rights. She has been involved both in Amnesty International and the activist club Students Against Slavery where she worked to raise awareness of Human Trafficking in Hong Kong and South East Asia. Her goals for the year are to fully indulge in a new culture and push herself to see issues and ideas from different perspectives than she originally would. One of her favorite quotes is "Don't criticize what you can't understand" from Bob Dylan's song "The Times They Are A-changin'".


My capstone

During the past months I spent in India I had so many experiences. Often it was hard to reflect on these experiences as I was in the middle of it all. Coming back has therefore been a good time to think about what I have been through, both the good and the bad, and how…

06 June, 2018

A small (small) world

A couple of weeks ago I came back from my Independent Travel with Donna. (A week where we are allowed to go outside Pune). When traveling through a country like India there are bound to be good stories following, here is one of them!   Donna and I had reached the small mountain town Mcleodgangj…

06 March, 2018

Takk for og til det norske velferdssystemet

This blog post has been written in Norwegian about Norway. If you are interested to know more, feel free to contact me.    Takk for og til det norske velferdssystemet.    I Norge betaler vi skatt. En skatt som dekker offentlige goder jeg nok ofte tar for gitt. Her vil jeg reflektere over noen av disse….

14 January, 2018

Daily Routine

Hi again,  As you might be curious to know what my everyday routine looks like here in Pune, I thought I’d share that with you.  (Unfortunately I don’t have either a scanner or computer at the moment, so you’ll have to enjoy my glorious artwork through iPad-taken photographs.)   

09 November, 2017


If I tell you: «I’ll be taking a gap year in India», it might trigger you to think along these lines: [1] [2]  And if I tell you I’ll be volunteering at a school for less privileged children, this might pop into your head:  However, I am neither going to India to “find myself” or…

14 August, 2017

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