Gianna Macri's '19 Experience in Peru

February 18, 2019

She has taken a demanding course load of computer science, linguistics, languages, and engineering. She walked onto the varsity crew team her freshman year. She interned each of the last four summers at IBM, GE and Amazon.

Gianna Macri '19 is always willing to take on a new challenge, and she did it again lat fall when she studied abroad in Peru.

"This was my first time outside the United States or Canada, and it was an amazing experience," says Macri, a computer science major. "I gained a better understanding of the culture and history of another country, as well as improving my Spanish. I also experienced for the first time the feeling of being foreign to the place in which I lived- I looked and sounded different from everyone around me. This can be challenging, but I think it's something you can learn a lot from with an open mind."

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