Young, Gifted and Abroad

Young, Gifted and Abroad

"Perspectives on studying abroad from past and present students of color." A bi-weekly interview podcast created and hosted by Danielle G., a former student herself. www.younggiftedandabroad.com

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January 25, 2022 115 min
For our 90th (!!!) episode, Kirsten Keels (Princeton University alum) discusses using her Fulbright fellowship to live in Seoul and research the connections between Black people, Black music, and South Korea. Kirsten's IG: @kirsten_keels Kirsten's TikTok: @k.keels RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3KBRvXo BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "...
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Happy New Year! In the first episode of 2022, Tamara Walker (University of Pennsylvania/University of Michigan alum) discusses her high school trips to Mexico and France, her college research project in Argentina, and her Fulbright/PhD dissertation research in Peru. The Wandering Scholar/Why We Wander Podcast: thewanderingscholar.org The Wandering Scholar IG: @thewanderingscholar RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3...
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December 24, 2021 37 min
Happy Christmas Eve, from me (Danielle) to y'all! Since it's been another two years, here's a mashup of intro snippets from all the Young, Gifted and Abroad episodes I put out in 2020 and 2021 (eps. 51-88). I hope it brings you as much laughter and good feeling as it brought me while I was editing it together. Be back in January 2022! RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3J9voHf BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad...
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In the final episode of 2021, Nia Alexander (Virginia Commonwealth University/VCUarts Qatar alum) shares about studying art in multiple countries, including earning her MFA in Qatar. See y'all in January 2022! Nia's art: niaalexanderart.com Nia's blog: blkgirlsabroad.com Nia's IG: @blkgirlsabroad RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3mXlaRc BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggifte...
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Genie Dawkins (University of Maryland alum) recounts the three-week student exchange trip she went on to Senegal and Morocco when she was in high school, in addition to traveling with her family as an adult. Genie's website: theparentingcipher.com Genie's IG: @theparentingcipher RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/2ZxV3an BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background ...
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October 12, 2021 89 min
Farrah Hasnain (George Washington University alum/International Christian University student) shares about how teaching English in Hamamatsu led to her becoming a writer, researcher, and grad student in Tokyo. Farrah's Twitter/IG: @farrahakase RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/2X5t5Se BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "Ella Fitzgerald - Basin Stre...
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Tendiso Mashonganyika (Edinburgh Napier University/Philipps University of Marburg alum) shares about moving from Zimbabwe to Edinburgh and Frankfurt for undergrad, and finding her place after moving to Marburg for grad school. Tendiso's IG: @misstendie Tendiso's TikTok: @mueradolphin RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3m9YtHI BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Ba...
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Brittany J. Thurman (Kingston University London/Carnegie Mellon University alum) discusses studying theatre in London, and how that led her to becoming an author of children's literature. Brittany's website: brittanythurman.com Brittany's Twitter: @janeebrittany RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3tHAAKZ BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "E...
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Bijoun Eric Jordan (New York University alum) discusses doing a gap year in Spain, and taking high school students on educational trips to Spain, Japan, and South Africa through his initiative called Brownsville Abroad. Eric's IG: @so.they.can.fly Brownsville Abroad's IG: @fdavii_ic Brownsville Abroad's GoFundMe: bit.ly/38u239n RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3kOEJsD BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabro...
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Jessica Pryde (Washington University in St. Louis alum) shares about studying Italian in the Tuscan city of Arezzo, and also explains why romance novels have something for everyone. Jessica's Twitter: @jessisreading Jessica's website: jessicapryde.com RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/37RrNfs BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "Ella Fitzgerald ...
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April Jackson (Art Institutes International alum), former host of Jinjja Cha Podcast, dishes about teaching English in South Korea for two years and then returning to study Korean in Seoul. April's IG/Twitter/TikTok: @april_jay88 April's website: sweetxaesthetic.com RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3jeLUJM BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "E...
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Juneteenth has come around again, which means it's also time to celebrate 3 years of Young, Gifted and Abroad! Join Danielle as she reflects, shares guest responses to two very important questions, plays this podcast's trailer, imparts a lesson she's learned, and offers surprising film/book recommendations! Announcements/Juneteenth (0:00-7:27) Reflection/Guest Responses/Pod Trailer (7:27-21:28) Thanks (21:28-34:26) Les...
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This is our 80th episode! In it, Jazmin Bjorlie (Grand Valley State University alum) discusses how studying education in the Netherlands opened up her world and changed her career plans. Jazmin's IG: @jazbjorlie RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3bBwegA BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "Ella Fitzgerald - Basin Street Blues (ProleteR tribute)"...
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Wendy Cheung (UC Berkeley alum/UC San Diego grad student) discusses educational equity and studying abroad in Spain, Senegal, France, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. Wendy's IG: @wendyycheung RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/2QQlnIK BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "Ella Fitzgerald - Basin Street Blues (ProleteR tribute)" by ProleteR (htt...
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Edward G. Young III (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater alum)shares how studying in Egypt set him on the path toward teaching abroad for years and visiting over 50 countries. Edward's website: rebornstronger.com Edward's IG/Twitter: @e3motivates RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3dyuaat BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "Ella Fitzgerald - Basi...
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Concepción de León (Grinnell College alum) talks about spending a semester each in Hangzhou and Madrid back-to-back. Concepción's Twitter: @bycdl Concepción's IG: @missconcepcion RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3cSt9dg BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "Ella Fitzgerald - Basin Street Blues (ProleteR tribute)" by ProleteR (https://sou...
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Patrick Easley (Washington University in St. Louis alum), discuses studying in Shanghai twice, traveling the world for over a year, and being a grad student in Berlin. Patrick's IG/Twitter: @DoesItSoEasley Patrick's blog: patrickeasley.com Asian Americans Advancing Justice ATL: https://www.advancingjustice-atlanta.org/ Red Canary Song: https://www.redcanarysong.net/ RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3lISTv...
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Tiera DiGiorgio (University of Georgia/Old Dominion University alum) discusses studying German in Germany, being a volunteer camp counselor in Russia, and working as a study abroad advisor. Tiera's Twitter: @tdigiwrites Tiera's IG: @digiorgiotiera RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3thDbKr BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "Ella Fitzgerald ...
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Dai'jah Todd (Grand Valley State University alum) discusses living in Osaka for a year to study Japanese language and film. Dai'jah's IG/Twitter: @_DaiLaSoul_ Dai'jah's YouTube: DaiLaSoul RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3smSTU4 BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "Ella Fitzgerald - Basin Street Blues (ProleteR tribute)" by Prol...
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Christine Job (University of Georgia alum) shares about studying Spanish in Valencia, living in Barcelona, and showcasing Black women expats. Christine's podcast: flourishintheforeign.com Christine's IG: @flourishforeign RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3q8eDCd BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "Ella Fitzgerald - Basin Street Blues (ProleteR ...
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