Embarking on an educational, cultural or professional exchange program means developing your leadership skills, self-confidence and a greater understanding of the complexities of the world around you, gaining knowledge about new countries, their language and culture, building new friendships, taking responsibility for yourself, respecting differences and tolerating the beliefs of others. It’s a whole new adventure of discovering new aspects of yourself! And these are just some of the many benefits exchange programs have.
But how is this experience of being on an exchange program? What are the difficulties, the things one should know before applying? What are the takeaways?
Find the answers during a discussion with Tatsiana Ziniakova, our guest speaker from Belarus, Fulbright Foreign Student Program and Edmund S. Muskie Internship Program grantee. Tatsiana, will answer these and other questions you may have regarding exchange programs.
👉 Register by July 28th, 3.00 pm: https://forms.gle/ods64oYLEymaJdiDA. The Zoom link to join the session will be sent to you by email two hours before the event (also check your Spam box).
👉 Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/332878171054589/.
🌟 About the speaker 🌟
Tatsiana currently works as a Rule of Law Engagement Intern with World Justice Project – a non-profit organization in the field of human rights and the rule of law, based in Washington, D.C. She practiced international law and human rights in private, public, and academic spheres. She worked as an attorney’s assistant in a top tier Belarusian law firm Stepanovki, Papakul and partners, as a chief specialist of the International Law Department of Belarusian Ministry of Justice, and as a lecturer of European human rights law at Belarusian State University.
Tatsiana is a devoted moot court enthusiast, participating, coaching, and judging international competitions.