Haroon Farrukh

Attending:University of Maryland, College Park
Studying in Madrid, Spain | *Rainbow Scholarship
"Hello" in your host country's language: Hola
Home Institution (your U.S. University/College): University of Maryland, College Park
Expected graduation year: 2022
Destination city & country: Madrid, Spain
Program provider: Carlos III University of Madrid Exchange
Major/minor: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Water Resources and Environmental concentrations
Demographics: I am a first-generation, Muslim gay immigrant from a lower-middle-class family. All these identity labels tie into my personality and who I represent.
Future career aspirations: I am looking forward to work in the stormwater management sector and with a company that allows the ability to move around the globe. I love traveling and exploring new cultures. Hence I am looking forward to studying abroad if the borders reopen soon.
Top 3 goals for your time abroad: 1) Explore the rich history and culture of Spain, 2) Make new friends and work on my social skills, 3) Learn how Madrid and Barcelona, two major urban hubs of Spain, have incorporated green infrastructure and are on their way to maximum sustainability in infrastructure.

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