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Author Archives: Claudia
Almost. And I’m ready to go. See you soon!
I’m not quite sure yet if Washington wins the race but it is definitely shortlisted in my personal “favorite city of the US” ranking. And here is why (and the order is not hierarchical): It makes sense, seems very inviting, … Continue reading
Day one after the program (I’m staying in D.C. for two more days – on my own!): I said goodbye to my roommate Outi, grabbed a cup of coffee, spent some time with my favorite artists, had more coffee, got … Continue reading
The last day in the program started with a debrief at the State Department. After a thorough security check and signing in, we received our “escort required” visitor passes and took the elevator to the basement, where we had brief … Continue reading
Everyone seemed quite happy and relaxed this evening. The reason is simple: We had a feedback session with an external evaluator of the program. Basically, we spent more than two hours telling him about everything that went wrong (and right) … Continue reading
One of the things I’ve really been looking forward to this entire time was the Newseum in D.C. and it was definitely worth the trip. Again, we “only” got the regular admission, no tour, no extras, but with a group … Continue reading