Asia

Agraj Dangal

Agraj Dangal

Hometown: Kathmandu, Nepal
Major: Nonprofit Management, Graduate
Agraj speaks English, Nepali, and Hindi. His interests include the history of Nepal, Gurkhas and their history, trekking in Nepal, South Asian culture, Nepali and Hindi languages, Hinduism, card games, white water rafting, and adventure sports.

Arunima Bhattacharjee

Arunima Bhattacharjee

Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Major: Public Relations, Undergraduate
Minor: Computer Information Technology
Arunima speaks Bengali, Hindi and Urdu, and English. Her interests include music, food, womens' rights in Bangladesh, cultural and religious events, education and youth life.

DaHyun Kim

DaHyun Kim

Hometown: Daejeon, South Korea
Major: International Studies, Undergraduate
Minor: Economics
DaHyun speaks Korean and English. Her interests include Korean traditional food culture, traditional/ modern customs, social issues including gender norms, plastic surgery (beauty standards), politics, history of the Korean language, the education system, contemporary lifestyles, breaking stereotypes and tourism. 

Amna Hassan

Amna Hassan

Hometown: Layyah, Pakistan
Major: English Literature, Graduate
Amna speaks English, Urdu, and Punjabi. Her interests include different religions and cultures, fine arts, music, dance, and cooking.

Kihoon Seo

Kihoon Seo

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Major: International Studies, Undergraduate
Kihoon speaks English and Korean. His interests include Korean language, travelling, sports, music, fashion, social issues, culture, food, education and Taekwondo.

Haozhe Li

Haozhe Li

Hometown: Baoshan, Yunnan, China
Major: International Studies, Undergraduate
Haozhe speaks English and Chinese. His interests include Chinese languages, culture, tradition, lifestyle, cuisine, history, education, geography, outdoors, travel, politics, and current affairs.

Nghia Huynh

Nghia Huynh

Hometown: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Major: Operations and Business Analytics, Undergraduate
Nghia speaks English and Vietnamese. His interests include culture, education, sports, food, storytelling, Vietnamese martial arts, event-planning, Buddhism and Christianity.

Liana Hu

Liana Hu

Hometown: Hamburg, Germany and Chengdu, China
Major: Geography and Theater Arts, Undergraduate
Liana speaks English, Chinese, and German. Her interests include political geography, yoga, Tibetan Buddhism, Tibet-China issue, fashion industry in Shanghai, ethnic groups in India and China, kabaddi (traditional Indian sport), Chinese songs and music.

Sara Fatimah

Sara Fatimah

Hometown: Peshawar, Pakistan
Major: International Studies, Undergraduate
Minor: Environmental Studies
Sara speaks Urdu, Pushto and English. Her interests include weddings, traditional dresses, jewelry and fashion, cuisine, history and Mughal architecture and lifestyle.

Takako Iwashita

Takako Iwashita

Hometown: Kumamoto, Japan
Major: Psychology, Undergraduate
Takako speaks English and Japanese. Her interests include Japanese arts, tea ceremony, flower arrangements, history, food, educational system, holidays/ cultural events, archery, cooking, piano playing, folktales and Shinto religion.

Srushti Kamat

Srushti Kamat

Hometown: Singapore, Singapore and Mumbai, India
Major: Journalism, undergraduate
Minor: History
Srushti speaks English, Hindi, French, and Marathi. Her interests include race-relations, music, communications, speech, and food.

Yi Na

Yi Na

Hometown: Tibet, China
Major: Linguistics, Undergraduate
Minor: Planning, Public Policy, and Management
Yi speaks Amdo Tibetan, Mandarin Chinese, Lavrung and English. Her interests include language hierarchy, traditional food, holidays, community and family structures in Tibet, yoga and meditation.

Thanaporn Sripakdee

Thanaporn Som-oh Sripakdee

Hometown: Chumphon, Thailand
Major: Education, Graduate
Thanaporn speaks English, Thai, and German. Her interests include nature, food, music, traditional dance, sport, language, poems, travel, martial arts, Thai dance, Thai boxing, Thai craft and Buddhism.