While studying at Gordon, Anna Jonker ’14 was met with a life-changing opportunity that began when she met a Peace Corps representative at a career fair and received a nudge of encouragement from Dr. Dorothy Boorse (biology).
Since 2015, Roland has been serving as an agriculture volunteer in northern Ghana, where he teaches farm management practices and helps groups of farmers form mutually beneficial partnerships.
Ryan Wilkens ’15 fell in love with Costa Rica during his junior year at Gordon, when he spent a semester in San Jose for the Latin American Studies Program. Now he is six months into his two-year Peace Corps term, teaching English at an elementary school.
International affairs grad Emma Barclay ’16 is currently a Peace Corps volunteer on the African island of Madagascar as part of her long-term goal to join the United States Foreign Service.
Libbi Wilson ’15 is more than 16 months into a two-year assignment in China, teaching approximately 100 university students across six classes in three unique subjects.