Meet 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.