Marie Dere

Attending:Columbia University
Studying in France | *NAFSA Tamara H. Bryant Memorial Scholarship
"Hello" in your host country's language: Salut!
Home Institution (your U.S. University/College): Columbia University
Expected graduation year: 2023
Destination city & country: Paris, France
Program provider: Columbia Global Center
Major/minor: Sociology / Public Health
Demographics: First-Generation, Black Immigrant
Future career aspirations: My goal is to work with immigrant women and help end the cycles of abuse and poverty among African communities in NYC. I plan to work for a local agency after graduation.
Top 3 goals for your time abroad: 1. Immerse myself into French culture and learn as much as I can with local residents
2. Make professional connections and build networks for future relationships.
3. Discover Paris the city of lights and its rich history and architecture

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