Malissa Bouakham

Attending:University of Kentucky
Studying in Japan | *Gateway International Group Scholarship
Home Institution: University of Kentucky
Expected Graduation Year: 2024
Academic Major / Minor: International Studies / Political Science & Peace Studies
Destination: Tokyo, Japan
"Hello" in your host country's language: こんにちは
Demographics: Asian/Asian American, First-Generation American, First-Generation College Student
Future Career Goals: To work in a government level role that specializes in global diplomacy/politics.
Top Three Study Abroad Goals: To experience as many parts/prefectures of Japan as possible; To learn how to be independent mentally and financially; To improve my Japanese skills up to a comfortable conversational level.