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Strategies for Dealing with Difficulties During the Commercialization Process at the Pan African News Agency
The internship program at PANA is essentially a pilot program this year, put together by Jessica Fugate, an American who recently graduated from journalism school in the United States, and Mahtar Ba, the director of marketing ...
English and Its Increasing Role in Senegal
Why is English so often the preferred language in senegal? What is its relation to modernization? And in what way does proficiency in English affect the lives of the Senegalese? All this I have investigated in my internship ...
Mentoring Children at the International Refugee School, and Journalist with Yegoo Magazine
Working at a refugee center, helping a group of seven seventh graders narrate the traumas of their pasts, then compiling the finished pieces and publishing them in a local magazine entitled “Yegoo”.
Jigeen Day Xees
The desire for light skin. A desire so strong many women of all walks of life whether they be young, single, old, divorced, widowed, rich, poor.... have sought to obtain. And the means by which it is obtained is in the ...
Maangiy Goorgoorlu ak Garaab yi: A Woodworker's Perspective on the Multi-Faceted Art of Dakar
For my Integrative Cultural Research Project, I apprenticed a local woodcarver in Dakar and performed a research-based critique of the various depictions of art found throughout the city. I was able to complete my own ...
Saint-Louis Demb: A Glimpse Into Yesterday, A Perspective for Today
During my research for this project, the idea that Senegal is a society which reflects a blending of beliefs and traditions continued to surface in the books that I read That, I decided must be the key to the theme of this ...
La Sante Reproductive des Adolescents: Une Journee de Information
Avant même d'arriver à Dakar j'avais decidé que je voulais profiter de mon sejour dans cette capitale Oueste-Africaine pour établir des contactes avec les Nations Unies et ses nombreuses divisions qui se trouvent à Dakar. ...
"Success" and the Senegalese Spectacle
This paper will explore the role of conscious and unconscious efforts to preserve culture in Senegalese society. What might make certain spectacles work? What might hinder others' success? What is considered successful in ...
Women in Senegal: Power and Control
My research project will revolve around the topic of women in Senegal. I have recently begun my internship with the United Nations Children's Fund and although it is not strictly focused on women, UNICEF does a lot of work ...
Observations of a Toubob at Abass Ndao Hospital
The director of the hospital asked me this question after I had been working at the hospital for a few weeks. At the time, I did not answer as I could not pinpoint one specific thing that made the entire experience so ...