Hello loyal fans!!! Time in SA is flying by and I seem to have fallen remiss in my blogging duties. Nonetheless, I am thrilled to share what I’ve been up to recently- this week you get two for one! Work has been B-U-S-Y these past couple weeks! Not only were we working on our CRM […]Read More Weeks Five & Six: sunny days, sharks, & 20-fun!
Time is flying by!! I’ve been in SA for a whole month now and I’m about halfway through my time here. However, there is still a lot of work to be done on our project and many more exciting weekend plans on the horizon! When I shared with friends and family that I would be […]Read More Week Four: safari soph
Another busy week has passed in Jo-burg!! This week was filled with meetings, meetings, and more meetings. David, Matthew, and I met with many different students from Wits University tech and entrepreneurship clubs, our target market for student engagement. These encounters helped us make significant inroads in our research and we were even able to develop […]Read More Week Three: Celebrations
Reality hit this week. Working a 9-5 job is just as tiring as it sounds. Luckily, I’m working with my amazing housemates//friends, David and Matthew, at the Tshimologong Precinct, which is essentially a really cool start-up helping other start-ups. On our first day, we opened the large glass doors and were greeted by the receptionist with […]Read More Week Two: werk, werk, werk
Boarding my plane from Atlanta to Johannesburg, it hit me that I was alone. Quite similar to the feeling I had after getting dropped in my college freshman dorm room… which obviously only made me more anxious. However, after spending most of the flight sleeping and avoiding weird-looking airplane food, I found myself descending into Johannesburg […]Read More Week One: discovering my new home!
As I prepare to spend eight weeks of my summer living and interning in Johannesburg, South Africa, I am filled with excitement and nerves. I know that these upcoming two months will be full of new experiences and memories, but I am nervous about living in another country with all new people! This summer I […]Read More My New Beginning