Jamie Cohen

<a href="/author/JAMIE-COHEN/"><strong>CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT JAMIE'S BLOG</strong></a> Jamie is passionate about international politics and sustainable agriculture. Born and raised in Arizona she spent her high school years helping manage and write for a magazine that promotes women's empowerment and local consumerism. She is an avid supporter of civic education and community outreach, passions she developed during her time on her school's We the People Competition Government team and in her role of student body community service director. Her love for cultural immersion began while in Germany as a Sister Cities Ambassador. Jamie is eager to embrace life in her new home, form relationships while speaking outside of her native language and live fully in life's simple moments. She is inspired by the history of humanity and the prospects of what is still yet to come.

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Spring Haikus

March I’m a year older I have started counting days This is the last month April I can’t believe it  The day has come to say chao Where is my home now May Life here is normal Now I’m back in the desert  Only memories 

31 May, 2017

Winter Haikus

December Words have meanings now  However my days they don’t Learning to just be January The days pass by slow The weeks pass by much faster I might love it here February  Rain season is here I do not miss the dessert  Life here is…

31 May, 2017

Fall Haikus

August I have landed here Everything is so different  Words are just sounds here September  This is my new home The clouds are my new normal Guinea pigs are food  October I love rice and eggs I’m tired of rice and eggs I am adjusting  November Thanksgiving…

31 May, 2017

A Look Inside ICO

      [vc_video link=’https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4Jkw8yckM8&t=6s’]   In-Country Orientation is a three week-long immersion experience. After leaving home in the United States I got my first taste of Ecuador while living in the main city of Quito with a local host family. I spent my days…

31 May, 2017

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Jamie Cohen