Catherine is part of the 2015-2016 Capstone cohort. She majored in Government and Politics and Arabic Studies at the University of Maryland. She currently interns with EducationUSA (MENA division) and works for the UMD Summer Institute as a Language Assistant.
Living Arrangement: Host family/ apartment with American roommates
Internship: Center for Traditional Crafts, Library in Al-Jamaa Al-Kabir Women's Organization (Adult education/skills training, domestic abuse shelter)
Topics of interest: Making Moroccan friends, balancing dialects, vegetarianism, safety and street harassment