Watch the Destination:World-Student Tales from Beyond the Comfort Zone Presentation Event

October 24, 2018
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Eleven Harvard undergraduates shared their compelling experiences of personal discovery, intellectual exploration, and global engagement made possible through
travel abroad via exciting Pechakucha presentations on Monday Oct. 22, 2018. 
Click here to watch to these inspiring student presentations from this Harvard Worldwide Week Event event.
Click here to listen to these inspiring student presentations from this Harvard Worldwide Week Event event.
One of the students, Maria Tirnovanu, '20, speaks about her various experiences in South Korea via the HSS in Seoul Program, a CJ Entertainment Internship and the HCAP Program. Please watch Maria's Pechakucha 6 minute presentation here.


Harvard Worldwide Week 2018, October 22, 2018, 4-6 pm, Belfer Case Study Room S020, CGIS South Building


Opening Remarks

Dr. Margot N. Gill, University Marshal and Administrative Dean for International Affairs, FAS

Student Speakers (in presentation order)

Yong Han Poh ’20, East Asian Studies and Social Anthropology

Sasha Shpitalnik ’19, Government and Slavic Language & Literature

Ellie Underwood ’19, Neurobiology

Cris Patvakanian ’20, Economics

Maria Tirnovanu ’20, Social Studies

Claire Pinson ’19, Cognitive Neuroscience & Evolutionary Psychology

Sierra Nota ’19, History and Slavic Language & Literature

Gina Ciancone ’19, Master in Urban Planning, GSD

Adeline Choo ’20, East Asian Studies and Government

Motoy Kuno-Lewis ’19, Environmental Science and Public Policy

Sunny Levine ’20, History and Science

Closing Remarks

Professor Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, HBS and Director, Lakshmi Mittal & Family South Asia Institute


Co-sponsored by:

  • Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs
  • David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
  • Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
  • Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
  • Fairbank Center for Chinese Studiessored by:
  • Harvard China Fund
  • Harvard University Asia Center
  • Korea Institute
  • Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute
  • Program on US-Japan Relations
  • Weatherhead Center for International Affairs