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Hi everybody!

A little about myself: I am Michelle. I currently live in Vancouver, Canada, but I was born in New York City, grew up in Beijing, China, and went to an all-girls high school in Dallas, TX. I’m 18 years old and fresh out of high school. After my gap year, I will be attending The University of (haha it’s going to get so cold) Chicago, hopefully majoring in Art History.

It’s hard to believe that I’ll be seeing all of you in a little more than a week! I’m super excited to embark on this incredible adventure with you all in Morocco. I’ve been moving from home to home my entire life, but this will be my first time consecutively traveling for such a long time, with so little on me. I’m looking forward to unpacking more of myself than bulky cardboard boxes on this upcoming trip, and I’m so honored to do it with all of you. On this course, I am most interested in learning about women’s rights in Islam, comparative religion, seeing beautiful architecture, and meeting inspiring people. I’m also very, very excited for sweet mint tea. That said, I can’t wait to meet you all!!