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Morgan with Host Family

A Pair of Giraffe Senior Morgan Williams spent a semester studying wildlife ecology and conservation in Tanzania with the School for International Training. In addition to receiving financial support from the WorldWide Program, Morgan received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to fund his studies. Morgan says, “I was interested in conducting original research in an international setting, and Tanzania appeared to be an intriguing opportunity... I have become very involved with the rural Maasai community of Elang’ata-Dapash. After conducting extensive research in this community, the Maasai elders asked me to be their American ambassador, an offer I humbly accepted. Currently, I am working on raising funds to create a women’s cooperative that would allow the women of Elang’ata-Dapash to better control their earnings, a task traditionally reserved for their husbands.”

The WorldWide Program offers every qualified student the opportunity to travel off-campus on a cross-cultural educational experience. This off-campus experience is integral to the College’s mission of academics, work and service within our global community. Students have studied in Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America, the south Pacific, and far corners of North America as part of the WorldWide program. Visit the WorldWide website to learn more.


Morgan with Host Family

Click here to see a slideshow of images from the Warren Wilson WorldWide Program.