Alumni Spotlight: Liana Engie

  Name: Liana Engie Teaching placement in Indonesia: 2011-2012 in Pontianak, Kalimantan Barat (first ETA there!) Current city and job: I’m currently living in Jakarta, Indonesia and have just completed a position building the Faculty of Science and Technology at a new university here. In mid-April I’ll be moving to the US and either working…

A Reflection on the WORDS Competition from Central Kalimantan

– By Christopher Linnan – During my nine months in Palangkaraya as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA), I have learned a lot of different things. I now know that you cannot eat the banana leaves that are sometimes wrapped around your food, and that no matter how many people are in the angkot[i] the…

In One Word… Love: 2015 WORDS Competition

– By Grace Wivell – “Fabulous!” –Wiwin, Banjermasin, South Kalimantan “Amazing.” –Fadhila, Magelang, Central Java “I think the right word is, ‘If I’m dreaming…’” –Faqih, Kendal, Central Java “VM (Very Memorable).” –Giovani, Kupang, West Timor “AWESOME!” –Dimas, Malang, East Java “Love. <3” –Bertha, Atambua, West Timor On Saturday, April 25th, thirty-five high school students from…