Finally arrived! December 5th 2007 After months of multiple applications, blood samples, and random jobs I arrived in Guinea last night. I'm with a group of 36 other volunteers-to-be and we all sort of freaked out when we were waiting in Philadelphia for three days at our staging. The moment we landed in Conakry though it was like coming home. All the stress and anxiety immediately disappeared. I knew right away that I'd made t ... read more
Africa » Guinea » Conakry Guinea has had only two presidents since gaining its independence from France in 1958. Lansana CONTE came to power in 1984, when the military seized the government after the death of the first president, Sekou TOURE. Guinea did not hold democratic el... ... read more
Originally from South Bend, Indiana, I graduated from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts in 2007. Was in Guinea with the Peace Corps from 2007-2009. Got an MBA at EGP-University of Porto Business School in Porto, Portugal 2010-2011. Currently serving as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer in Mali.
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