This One’s For the Girls

Senegalese women keep this country functioning. They’re raising children, cooking for their families, washing everyone’s clothing, and keeping everything in the house clean despite the never-ending accumulation of dust. I’ve seen them excelling in their work as educators, health workers, community organizers, politicians, business owners, and so much more. They’re breaking through gender norms into… Continue reading This One’s For the Girls


A few stories about what it means to get sick as an expat in Senegal. Fair warning: these stories are not pretty, but they are an insight into the world of an international volunteer and, I think, hilarious. Here’s to the journey through bodily (mal)functions and learning to be okay! The Big Sick After arriving… Continue reading Sick