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Jul, 2019

Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable: Taleen Haneshian on How Volunteering in Armenia Shifted her Perspective

Taleen Haneshian, a recent graduate of the Smith School of Business Accelerated MBA (2019) and Certificate in Social Impact, was encouraged by her experiences at Smith to continue dedicating her time to giving back. Following graduation, Taleen took on a new challenge and spent time volunteering in Armenia for an organization called FAST (Foundation for Armenians in Science and Technology). In this blog, Taleen shares her experience of how volunteering abroad gave her new perspective on stepping outside of her comfort zone.