Isabel Najjar

<a href="/author/ISABEL-NAJJAR/"><strong>CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT ISABEL'S BLOG</strong></a> Isabel is so thrilled to spend this year living and learning in Senegal. She is passionate about film, the outdoors, and foreign language. Her goals for the year are to face every challenge with humility and a sense of humor, listen plenty, and build the foundation for a life full of exploration and learning.

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Capstone Video

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-H5-Ew8_a38eWNVM05wbzBsZzA/view?usp=sharing Hey all! Here's a quick peek into some of the highlights of my year in Segou. 

01 May, 2017

Walk To Work

I mentioned in an earlier post how lucky I feel to have such a beautiful walk to work. In an effort to share that with my friends and family, and to give people an idea of what my world here looks like, I made this…

04 March, 2017

How it gets easier

Not that I should’ve expected anything different, but the beginning of this year was hard. I spend a lot of time feeling lost (literally and figuratively,) stupid, and most of all, anxious for things to get easier. And they did, thank heavens. As months passed,…

27 February, 2017

A Little Peek

Hey friends! Here’s a little peek into what I’ve been up to lately. Before I arrived, it was so hard to imagine what life would look like here, and I imagine a lot of you back home feel the same way. Hopefully these pictures and…

18 January, 2017

A Little Peek

Hey friends! Here's a little peek into what I've been up to lately. Before I arrived, it was so hard to imagine what life would look like here, and I imagine a lot of you back home feel the same way. Hopefully these pictures and…

15 January, 2017

A Blessing

One practice that fellows are encouraged to adopt on their bridge year is one of gratitude. Each day, writing down three moments we’ve found gratitude, training our brains to scan the world for positives. It’s a practice that I’ve really latched on to, and grown…

29 November, 2016

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