Alumni Spotlight: Alissa Harvey

Name: Alissa Harvey Hometown and university: Wheat Ridge, Colorado – University of Denver (but I served as a Fulbright grantee as Colorado – At Large during my ETA grant) ETA placement and year: Surabaya, 2012-13 Current city: Baltimore, Maryland Life after Fulbright:┬áBefore serving as a Fulbright ETA, I spent two years as a Peace Corps…

Monthly Highlights: December 2016

Every month, Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) submit highlights of their activities for that month. Since many ETAs are free from their teaching responsibilities during the month of December, the unofficial theme of 2016’s final installment of Monthly Highlights is “exploration.” ETAs across Indonesia took advantage of their free time to explore corners of the…

What to do if you lose your debit card in Indonesia

–By Kelly Fitzgerald– If it’s ever happened to you, you know the feeling: you open your wallet, reach for the place where you usually keep your card, and… it’s empty. Your heart skips a beat. How could this be? You feel around, double-checking. Still nothing. You empty out your wallet, a mild panic making your…