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First Rotaract meeting
Rotary

First Rotaract meeting

Last Thursday (9/19), I attended my first Rotaract Campus Stockholm meeting. It was wonderful to meet some of Rotaract’s members and learn about the local organization UKV (Stiftelsen Unga Kvinnors Värn; Foundation for Shielding Young Women). UKV supports at-risk women, from 18 to 30 years of age, who are exposed to domestic violence, abuse, or need … Continue reading

Hans Rosling on the Health of Nations
Karolinska

Hans Rosling on the Health of Nations

This week, I attended two lectures given by the Karolinska Institutet professor Hans Rosling. For those of you who don’t know Hans Rosling, he is a famous Swedish medical doctor, TED talk presenter, developer of the statistical software GapMinder, and statistician who focuses on dispelling myths about economic and health trends in the so-called “developing world.” This year, TIME … Continue reading

My Accommodation
Sweden

My Accommodation

Here are a few photos of my room and neighborhood at Hans and Lotta Hägglunds’ house in Huddinge. The Hägglunds have been so kind to offer me Hanna’s room (Hanna is their younger daughter). Hanna is currently doing an exchange program at Mercer Island High School. It has been absolutely wonderful living with the Hägglunds. Continue reading