"French culture shock is one that I definitely wasn't prepared for. I had mentally prepared to live in Europe for 5 months, but to constantly be surrounded by people, yet not be able to understand a single conversation is something I'd never experienced before and took time getting used to."
“I was able to visit monasteries and interview people in different parts of the country about their environmental beliefs and activities, which helped me learn how spiritual beliefs are often key in conservation in Bhutan."
“That was a ‘wow’ moment for me. You’re not just a tool for value proposition for them, you’re also a person. Sometimes that gets missed in the jobs that a lot of us do but it contributes to job satisfaction.”