Alumni Spotlight: Gillian Irwin

Name: Gillian Irwin Hometown and University: Boyertown, PA; Muhlenberg College (Allentown, PA). ETA location and year: Yogyakarta, Central Java; 2013-2014. Current City: Davis, CA. Life after Fulbright: Three years after I began my Fulbright grant, I’m actually back in Indonesia, and still hanging out with AMINEF staff and former Fulbrighters. I’ll soon be starting year…

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…