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Lions in Nairobi

I had the amazing opportunity to attend a conference in Nairobi, Kenya! The conference theme centered around innovation and technology in...

Conference in the Mountains

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to present some of my Master's work at the Southern African Telecommunication Networks and...

Traveling Across SA: Part 2

As I mentioned in my last post, during the month of May I got the opportunity to travel to two different provinces here in South Africa....

Traveling Across SA: Pt 1

I did quite a bit of traveling in the past week that I am excited to share with you! This post will be about my first trip, which was a...

Meeting Jennifer Jones

Yesterday, I got to go to a very special Rotary event held here in Cape Town! Rotary International President Jennifer Jones paid a visit...

Volunteering with Rotary!

February and March have kept me busy, so here are just a few updates on what I've been up to as we transition from summer to fall! I had...

Welcoming 2023

After a long and much-needed vacation back home, I'm back to work in Cape Town! My time off gave me the opportunity to catch up with...

Presentation Season

This past month has been busy with presentations of all sorts! I was invited to speak on the field of biomedical engineering and my...

Beyond Cape Town

I have been busy in the past month with lots of travelling! I mentioned in my last post that I had the opportunity to travel to George in...

Plant Power

Recently, I had the opportunity through the biomedical engineering department to volunteer with a local group that supports conservation...

Hiking Table Mountain

Last weekend, I decided to hike Table Mountain for the first time. There are several different hikes to the top, and I chose one of the...

Winter Break: Part 2!

Leaving off from the last post, my mom and I got to see even more sights the rest of the week. Wednesday morning, we went to several...

Winter Break: Part 1!

Time is flying and I've finished my first semester at UCT already! I've been able to take leave this week as my mom is visiting Cape Town...

May Flowers

This month, I've been able to start working more on my dissertation. I have started working in the lab and been able to meet more of the...

Easter Explorations

This past weekend, UCT was closed Friday through Monday for the Easter holiday. The break gave me a chance to visit with friends,...

From Summer to Autumn

As the month changes from March to April, autumn is approaching in Cape Town! The weather is getting cooler (and windier!), and I can't...

Parks & Rec

Over the past two weeks, I've had the opportunity to visit two parks within Cape Town. The first I visited is the Kirstenbosch National...

Getting Through, One Dissection at a Time

The past two weeks have been busy with joining Rotary and Rotaract meetings, starting my anatomy class, and of course, learning more...

Firsts of Many

This week, I got to experience many firsts that I'd love to share! My first 'first' is that I started at UCT on Monday. I got to meet the...

Olifantsbos Trip!

This week, Jo invited me to come with her family and some friends to Cape Peninsula for two nights. Below you can see a map of where Cape...

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