Amber Vanderwoude graduated from the Monterey Institue in 2010 with a MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. After graduating, she served as an English Language Fellow (ELF) at North West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa. Watch the slideshow below to learn more about Amber's ELF experience.
A tag for student, alumni, faculty, and staff stories with an international setting for the "Monterey Abroad" pages.
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Fast Fact: As part of DPMI Plus (Development Project Management Institute), Kathleen lived in a tent in Haiti for 6 months!
“There’s a great mix of people at the Monterey Institute, with varied backgrounds, experiences and stories.”
Fast Fact: Ben once went two weeks in rural Mexico without putting on shoes or a shirt. It had little effect on the speed at which he learned Spanish.
“We're a tight-knit, diverse group at the Monterey Institute, and I've found there's something to be learned from everyone”
Students will be working with international organizations around the world as part of the IPSS program.
Quinn VanValer-Campbell (MAIPS '12) talks about her work with women survivors of the 1995 massacre in Srebrenica, Bosnia.
Yi-Ching Hwang (MBA '11) shares her experience as a frontier market scout working on the ground with a social enterprise in India.
Nelle Sacknoff (MPA '11) shares highlights from her scavenger hunt for innovation in Latin America last January.
A current Boren Fellowship recipient, Kate Bollinger returns to Nepal to research conservation in the Himalayas.