Milana Venegoni

Milana is passionate about the visual and performing arts. She has been involved with multiple professional and intensive theatre and dance companies since age 3. Milana has most recently been at the University of Arizona Wildcat Honors Choir to finish out her 14th year of choir. She has been an avid fan of the visual arts and plans on majoring in art history while at university. Milana has also worked in the past with her former classmates to help set up a charity called Pencils for Africa and in doing so received a letter of thanks from then President Barack Obama. Milana's goals for this year include learning a new language and customs, soaking up the history and vibrancy of India, and experiencing happiness along the way. Milana's favorite quote is: "If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong." -Groucho Marx


To My Florist Down The Road

To My Florist Down the Road I met you a couple of weeks ago. I was heading home from wherever, maybe Aundh, maybe not. I remember seeing the shop open, handing my rickshaw driver a crumpled 100 rupees and with a “keep the change” I glided out of the rickshaw and winded my way through…

25 February, 2020

The Ends Justify The Means

For Learning Seminar 2 the India cohort had a debate between myself and another fellow. The debate topic was “The ends justify the means.” I ended up losing. My opponent is a wonderful debater and should go into politics. These are my opening and closing statements that were written before the debate.  Opening Statement       Fifty…

19 February, 2020

On The Subject of Education

    So much has happened in such a short amount of time that I haven’t had time to document anything beyond a few quick snapshots on my phone and memories etched into my brain.       It’s now December and I’ve been in-country for three months. I’ve had one learning seminar, a handful of…

16 December, 2019

Emotional Adventures Milana Venegoni India Blog 1

I have made several different stories all with wildly different perspectives in the days that I have been on this campus. I have written at my highest highs and my lowest lows and I am currently speaking from a place of great emotional upheaval (What else is new?). There are so many different feelings I…

30 August, 2019

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