Laurel is part of the 2013-2014 Capstone cohort. She majored in Arabic Language and Literature at the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently living in Amman, Jordan, where she works with a small consultancy that deals with remote data collection in Syria.
Living Arrangement: Host family all year
Internship: Preschool teacher's assistant
Topics of interest: Women's issues, maintaining contact with family, time management, cultural immersion