My Peace Corps Experience Emily Getty, Peace Corps Volunteer        Republic of Moldova      June 2010 – August 2012
Who am I?
What is Peace Corps?              (in numbers)•    March 1, 1961•    8,655 current volunteers•    77 current countries bei...
What does Peace Corps do?•  Established by President John F. Kennedy to   promote world peace and friendship.•  The Peace ...
What is Master’s International?•  Unique opportunity to integrate a master’s   degree with overseas service.•  Available i...
Where is Moldova?
What do I do?
English Clubs
Translating & Tutoring
GLOW Moldova(Girls Leading Our World)
Women’s Group
Sports & Recreation Projects
Garbage & Recycling Project
Business & Information Center
Telephone Book
Mentoring
Contact meEmail me: emily.getty@gmail.comCall me: +373 60 069 709Skype me: egetty05Follow my blogs: http://emilygetty.blog...
Completing the Third Goal
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As a Peace Corps volunteer one of our three goals is to bring our host country's culture back to the United States of America to share with our family and friends. One way to do this is to present at a local high school while you are vacationing or visiting the USA. Here is my presentation that I gave to a 9th grade AP History class in Hudson Falls, New York, USA

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Completing the Third Goal

  1. 1. My Peace Corps Experience Emily Getty, Peace Corps Volunteer Republic of Moldova June 2010 – August 2012
  2. 2. Who am I?
  3. 3. What is Peace Corps? (in numbers)•  March 1, 1961•  8,655 current volunteers•  77 current countries being served•  200,000+ total volunteers to date•  139 total countries served•  28 is the average age•  7% of volunteers are over the age of 50
  4. 4. What does Peace Corps do?•  Established by President John F. Kennedy to promote world peace and friendship.•  The Peace Corps’ mission has 3 simple goals: 1.  Helping the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women. 2.  Helping promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served. 3.  Helping promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.
  5. 5. What is Master’s International?•  Unique opportunity to integrate a master’s degree with overseas service.•  Available in 80 academic institutions nationwide.•  1 year or 2 (depending on major) of academic study + 2 years of service with the Peace Corps.
  6. 6. Where is Moldova?
  7. 7. What do I do?
  8. 8. English Clubs
  9. 9. Translating & Tutoring
  10. 10. GLOW Moldova(Girls Leading Our World)
  11. 11. Women’s Group
  12. 12. Sports & Recreation Projects
  13. 13. Garbage & Recycling Project
  14. 14. Business & Information Center
  15. 15. Telephone Book
  16. 16. Mentoring
  17. 17. Contact meEmail me: emily.getty@gmail.comCall me: +373 60 069 709Skype me: egetty05Follow my blogs: http://emilygetty.blogspot.com/http://emily-preposterouspursuitofplace.blogspot.comSend me a letter: Emily Getty, PCV M25 Corpul Pacii 12 Girgore Ureche Str. 2001 Chisinau Republic of Moldova
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