Pia Brancaccio, an art history professor at Drexel University, specializes in Asian art. However, the Naples native wanted to do something to celebrate Italian culture during Italian Heritage Month. Brancaccio decided to turn the URBN Center at Drexel University into a small Italian village by inviting students and faculty to help hang up “laundry” and build a community like those in Naples.
Kumi Matoba, a pharmacist and aid worker for Doctors Without Borders, has done three missions with the organization. One of the most memorable experiences from her time with Doctors Without Borders was dealing with a shortage of malaria tests at a refugee camp in Uganda.
In 2013, I reported on the premier of First Person Arts for WHYY’s Young Journalists Program. I won first place in the Journalism category of the 2013 WHYY Youth Media Awards and my package was aired on WHYY.
A compilation of my favorite memories from a trip to Walt Disney World in May 2015.