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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June 19, 2022 75 min
Happy Juneteenth! Today is also Young, Gifted and Abroad's 4th anniversary, and we're celebrating reaching 100 episodes too! So I (Danielle) made this special anniversary episode to reflect and express gratitude before going on hiatus until 2023. Intro/Juneteenth (0:00-6:20) Gratitude (6:20-11:24) 4th Year Guests (11:24-20:14) Previous Guests/Kayla Interviews Me (20:14-1:05:13) My Final Thoughts (1:05:13-:1:15:06) BLOG fo...
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This is the 100TH EPISODE of Young, Gifted and Abroad! And as the 100TH GUEST, Reilly Conwell (University of Cincinnati student, also Danielle G.'s cousin)discusses going on an educational tour of Europe in high school. Reilly's design portfolio: reilly-conwell.com Reilly's IG: @_reilly.c_ RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3mLM5P5 BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.c...
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Yllah Okin (University of Kinshasa alum/University of Tsukuba alum and PhD student) discusses moving from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Japan for her master's in environmental sciences. Yllah's YouTube: youtube.com/c/Crazyllah Yllah's IG/TikTok: @Crazyllah RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3aRc0SN BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: &#...
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Horea (University of Ottawa alum/Konkuk University graduate student) shares about studying film and being a plus-size model in South Korea. Horea's YouTube: youtube.com/c/HOREAxox Horea's IG/TikTok: @horeaaaaaaaaaa RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3yWcFw1 BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "Ella Fitzgerald - Basin Street Blues (ProleteR tribu...
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Justin Black (Western Michigan University alum) discusses studying abroad 5 times (South Korea, Dominican Republic, Senegal, Hong Kong, South Africa) and creating a brand new program to East Africa. Justin's website: re-definingnormal.com Justin's IG/TikTok: re.definingnormal RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3N4jiA7 BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: ...
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Naledi Makhene (Michigan State University/Arizona State University alum) discusses volunteering in Mexico, studying in England, and interning in South Africa. Naledi's cavapoo's IG: @soleilthepup RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3Lq5rDV BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "Ella Fitzgerald - Basin Street Blues (ProleteR tribute)" by ProleteR...
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Natasha Rodriguez (University of Maryland College Park alum) shares how she managed to study in Italy, Guatemala, and Costa as an undergrad student and young mom. Natasha's website: journeymom.com Natasha's IG: @journey.mom RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3DQqsoj BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "Ella Fitzgerald - Basin Street Blues (Prolet...
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Kendra Okereke (Syracuse University alum) discusses her unfortunate experience with racism while studying in Prague, and how she bounced back to become an avid solo traveler. Kendra's TikTok & IG: @Ken10hollywood Kendra's Linktree: linktr.ee/Ken10hollywood RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3IqOHu5 BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "Ella Fi...
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Adrianne George (American University/Boston University Brussels alum) talks about working as a student in the UK, studying in Belgium as a grad student, and being a long-term resident in Sweden. Black Women in Europe Podcast: https://anchor.fm/bwie Black Women in Europe Linktree: https://linktr.ee/blackwomenineurope RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3hNAOLB BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggifted...
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Christina Presmy (Florida A&M University/Florida Atlantic University alum, Webster University Ghana student) discusses the differences between studying abroad in Accra, and living there now as a grad student and Rangel fellow. Christina's blog: beingchristinajane.com Christina's IG: @beingchristinajane RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3saP8Uf BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggift...
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Christen Richardson (Michigan State University/University of Michigan alum, USC Gould Law student) discusses studying public policy in London and marketing/international business in Barcelona. Christen's IG: @christenrich RESOURCE LIST/BLOG for this episode: bit.ly/3gxy9VE BE A GUEST: younggiftedandabroad@gmail.com www.younggiftedandabroad.com Background music: "Ella Fitzgerald - Basin Street Blues (ProleteR tri...
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February 1, 2022 19 min
As of last week, Young, Gifted and Abroad has reached its 90th episode! To celebrate this milestone of having released another 10 episodes, it's time for me (Danielle) to check in with y'all via a brand new edition of "Ten Cents"! Wherein I discuss my goal for YGA in this first half of 2022, underrated forms of support, and why people need library cards. Reflection (0:00-9:03) Gratitude (9:03-14:30) Lesson/Advice/...
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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: @k_keeels 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: "Ella...
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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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