When You Live in a Fishbowl But the Water is Actually Vodka

–By Julianne O’Connell– When I got accepted as a Fulbright ETA to Indonesia I was living in Vienna, Austria as a United States Teaching Assistant under the auspice of Fulbright Austria. In addition to my work as a teaching assistant I spent my time enjoying Viennese culture: reading in parks, writing in world-class cafe houses,…

Fabrics of Indonesia: Part 3

— Compiled by Kelly Fitzgerald — Every year, Indonesiaful features current Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) wearing traditional clothing from across Indonesia. This year, we will continue this tradition by featuring members of the 2016-17 ETA cohort. While Indonesia is a vast country, the most famous fabric is batik. Batik is most closely associated with…

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…