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Paige Giarmona
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Paige Giarmona is an alumna of the 2016 CLS Bangla program in Kolkata, India. She is currently a sophomore at Northern Virginia Community College earning her Associate’s Degree in liberal arts. After graduating, she plans to pursue a degree in political science with a focus on international relations and international development. Paige has spent most of her time in Northern Virginia but has also ...

Abena Amoakuh
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Abena Amoakuh is an alumna of the 2016 CLS Chinese program in Dalian, China. She is a recent graduate of Boston University and will begin working toward a Master of Public Health at The George Washington University in fall of 2017, specializing in global health epidemiology. The oldest of three siblings, Abena is a first generation American and grew up in a Ghanaian household in Atlanta, Georgia. ...

Caitlyn Carpio
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Caitlyn Carpio is an alumna of the 2016 CLS Chinese Program in Suzhou, China. She is currently a junior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill pursuing a B.A. in global studies (Asia and international politics) and minoring in Chinese. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a fellowship to further study or work in China so that she can gain a deeper global perspective and understanding ...

Jacqualine Asuquo
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Jacqualine Asuquo is an alumna of the 2016 CLS Chinese program in Tainan, Taiwan. She is currently at sophomore at the University of Maryland at College Park majoring in Chinese with a minor in Middle Eastern studies. Jacqualine is grew up in Capitol Heights, Maryland and recently transferred to UMD, where she is a member of the university chorus, from Loyola University in Baltimore. In addition t...