Meet Absa Samba: Official CAPA Shanghai Blogger Summer 2019

May 18, 2019 10:25:00 AM / by Absa Samba

Absa SambaMeet Absa Samba, an official CAPA blogger in Shanghai, China for Summer 2019:

University: Champlain College
Major: Social Work, minors in Psychology and Global Studies
Study abroad location: Shanghai, China
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am excited about being in a new culture and interacting and learning from the people.

What are three of your hobbies and interests?
I love listening to podcasts, reading, and meeting new people.

What’s one personal goal you hope to achieve while abroad?
I hope to speak basic Mandarin (wish me luck!). I also want to learn to cook dumplings.  

What’s one professional goal you hope to achieve while abroad?
I hope to gain experience/expertise in working with an international organization.

What can we look forward to reading in your blogs?
I love sharing stories, so look forward to my experience and journey in China.

Anything else you’d like to say to people reading for the first time?
I love that you are here and reading this. Subscribe and follow my posts, let’s go on this journey together!

Learn More about the CAPA Shanghai Program

Topics: Shanghai, China