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My interest in cross-culture, cross-community relations developed into a passion that has motivated my work at Stanford and continues to drive my commitment to improving Middle East-West relations in my career.
Now that I am actually sitting in the booth for our ESPN Sunday Night Baseball broadcast, there are moments — regularly — that I can't believe I am here.
Hobbs considers her work to be “telling stories that need to be told,” even when the experiences described are “heartbreaking and ugly and painful.”
In 2010, I finished my program and returned to Thailand to work for the Ministry of Education. It was an opportune time because the notion of using economic ideas to find solutions to problems in education had begun to receive attention from educators and the public.
Garcia works closely with an organization founded by medical students in 2007 to contribute to the field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health, and to advocate for LGBT patients and providers.
For more than a decade, she fought poverty and hardship to become the kind of teacher she wanted to be.
Diversity is everything; the exploration of differences among the many people and places we represent and our varied political and social backgrounds lead to deeper, more fulfilling relationships.
[My grandparents] sacrificed to send their children to school, and, consequently, my parents sacrificed to educate us kids.
Reaching out to the Stanford community and receiving such a warm response has impacted my time at Stanford and my understanding of what is possible for students to accomplish.
In my heart of hearts, I also secretly dreamed of opening a private school. I applied to Stanford’s Graduate School of Education because of its stellar reputation.