Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Peng

Name: Jessica Peng Hometown: I grew up in Taipei, Taiwan and moved to Jericho, New York at the age of nine. School: Vassar College ETA Placement and Year: SMA Kristen Mercusuar in Kupang, West Timor, 2011-2012 Current City: I currently live in Jakarta, where I am wrapping up my work as the Monitoring & Evaluation…

Alumni Spotlight: Nina Bhattacharya

Name: Nina Bhattacharya Hometown: Grand Blanc, Michigan School: University of Michigan (B.A. in Public Policy) Fulbright ETA placement location and year: During the 2012-2013 grant period, I taught at SMA Negeri 1 Krian in Krian, Java Timur. (You can read more about my day-to-day life that year—the good and the challenging—on The Hairpin.) Current city…

Alumni Spotlight: Bethany Kreider

Name: Bethany Kreider Hometown: Sinking Spring, PA School: University of Tampa Fulbright ETA placement location and year: Samarinda 2011-2012, Kendari 2012-2013 Current city and job: New York City, YES Grant Coordinator at iEARN-USA Life after Fulbright: After returning from Indonesia, I moved to New York City and began working at iEARN-USA, a nonprofit organization that…