About the Author
Constance Bourguignon is a senior in Eliot House pursuing a joint concentration in Romance Languages and Literatures and Studies of Women, Gender and Sexuality along with a secondary field in Educational Studies. She is originally from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Read her student view here.
Photo Essay from Guatemala
I wished to make the most of the countless opportunities Harvard offers to explore other countries and experience various education systems around the world. After having visited Namibia, China and France, I made my way to Guatemala last summer to teach dance and arts at Project Somos, a non-profit elementary school serving underprivileged children in the Mayan village of Chibaraval.
On a weekend trip, I visited the Cerro Tzankujil Nature Reserve and snapped this shot of a man fishing under the silhouette of two volcanoes. The picture was awarded the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies Prize as well as the “Elevated Risk, Elevated Reward” Prize from Harvard Global Support Services at the annual OIE Photo Contest in February.
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