Ivonne Lopez Hernandez

Attending:University of Colorado, Denver
Studying in South Korea (Fall)
"Hello" in your host country's language: 안녕하세요 (Annyeong-haseyo)
Home Institution (your U.S. University/College): University of Colorado, Denver
Expected graduation year: 2022
Destination city & country: Seoul, South Korea
Program provider: ISA
Major/minor: Architecture
Demographics: First-Generation, Hispanic
Future career aspirations: To be able to incorporate different cultures into my architectural designs, to be able to understand why other countries make certain decisions in architecture, to have multiple languages to communicate so I can communicate both culturally and language based with architecture clients.
Top 3 goals for your time abroad: To be fluent in Korean as my third language, to be able to observe how both art and architecture identifies South Korea, and to be able to make friends who will help me experience the culture in a more immersed manner.