IEW Profile: Mercy Chepkwony
International Education Week (IEW) celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education are part of a joint initiative to promote programs that prepare Americans for the global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences. This IEW profile is part of a series during International Education Week from November 14 to 18, 2022.
Q: What is your name?
Q: Where are you from?
Q: What is your program?
Community Resources and Development
Q: What is your school or department?
School of Community Resources and Development
Q: Who is your faculty chair or mentor?
Dr. Christine Buzinde
Q: As an international student can you indicate what type of funding you received from ASU’s Graduate College?
Interdisciplinary Enrichment Fellowship
Q: How has this Graduate College funding impacted your studies, research and experience here at ASU?
As a recipient of the IEF 2021-22 award, I frequently remind myself to celebrate every part of me that fits the definition of 'minority.' I am reminded that I deserve the best and should strive for better opportunities in life because there is always something beautiful for me!
Q: When are you expected to graduate?