Institute for International Liberal Education and Bard Abroad Present
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Study Abroad Alumni/ae Panel
Online via Zoom
Are you hoping to study abroad in the future and want to hear from people who did? Or have you already studied abroad and wonder what’s next . . . what YOU might be doing in the years after Bard?
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EDT/GMT-4
Join Bard Abroad for this panel discussion with five Bard alumni/ae who studied abroad while at Bard and are now out in the world, featuring:
- Cassie Olson ’12
- Michael DiRosa ’15
- Abbey Labrecque ’16
- Wilmary Rodríguez Checo ’18
- Rachael Rice ’19
Meeting ID: 985 4690 3137
Cassie Olson studied via CET in Harbin, China, and is now a PR manager for Zynn in Los Angeles. She is a FLAS Fellow and has an MA in Chinese language and literature as well as an MA in public policy and management from the Ohio State University.
Michael DiRosa studied via Wheaton College in Bhutan, is now working at Storm King Art Center, and will soon start his MFA in Rome.
Abbey Labrecque studied at Bard College Berlin, earned a Master of Divinity degree from Vanderbilt Divinity School, and is now at the Nashville Conflict Resolution Center.
Wilmary Rodríguez Checo studied at USFQ in Quito, Ecuador, was awarded a Watson Fellowship (spending the year after graduating learning about foster care systems and orphanages in India, Uganda, Costa Rica, Perú, and the Philippines), and now works as a social worker at Children’s Aid in New York City.
Rachael Rice studied at University College Roosevelt in The Netherlands and is now lead ICT teacher at Success Academy Charter Schools in New York City.
Re-Entry Week continues:
9/18: GoinGlobal Info Session with the CDO
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EDT/GMT-4
Location: Online via Zoom