Name: Saunam Vij
Degree & Major: Bachelors of Science, Cell Biology and Genetics, 2013
Global Communities Cohort: 2010-2012
What are you doing now? Currently, I am pursuing an Executive Masters in Healthcare Administration at the University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health.
What did you do for your GC global experience? I engaged in a service project as a volunteer clinician at the Children’s Development Clinic at the UMD’s School of Public Health.
What is your favorite memory from GC? One of my favorite GC memories is showcasing Hindustani semi-classical dance performance at the GC’s Annual Cultural Explosion.
How has GC impacted your career and professional development? My Global Communities experiences shaped my understanding and appreciation of identities and cultures in ways that cultivatedmy cross-cultural adaptability skills. These skills are key to fostering success in today’s intercultural environment.
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