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A Day in the Life of a Peace Corps Volunteer

Hear from returned volunteer Alexandra Walters, The Gambia and her Agriculture work

Event Details

Thursday, October 24, 2019
5-6 p.m.
159 Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building
Alexandra and Kevin Walters served together as a married couple in The Gambia from 2015-2017, supporting many community activities in Agriculture and Health. Today they are both grad students at the UW working on Masters degrees in Agriculture Science and Microbiology, respectively. Alexandra will be speaking at the Badger Volunteers Program Education session about her Peace Corps experience. Expect to hear many stories about what life as a Peace Corps Volunteer is like!