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  • Stories from Zambia - Aboriginal Youth Interns share their experiences working overseas

    Date: March 23rd 2017

    Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

    Location: Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe - 237 McDermot Avenue

    Ever wondered what it would be like to work overseas?

    Join Raven, Alex and Monica as they share stories of their time spent in the Republic of Zambia, as part of Global Affairs Canada’s International Aboriginal Youth Internship (IAYI) initiative.

    Panelists

    Raven Boulanger

    Age: 23

    Originally from: Berens River First Nation, Manitoba

    Overseas role: Community Development Assistant

    Host organization: Women for Change

    Alexandra Paul

    Age: 26

    Originally from: Kenora, Ontario

    Overseas role: Youth Education Assistant

    Host organization: YWCA Lusaka

    Monica Wasacase

    Age: 33

    Originally from: Kahkewistahaw First Nation, Saskatchewan

    Overseas role: Fundraising Assistant

    Host organization: Women for Change

    IAYI provides opportunities for Aboriginal young adults to participate in international internships in developing countries. Learn more about the program here