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Tanzanian Secondary School Allows Girls to Continue Education

May 2015 // USAID Transforming Lives Blog // Since 2003, nearly 50,000 girls in Tanzania have been denied ongoing education due to pregnancy. This expulsion falls under the guise of a law that allows schools to refuse admission due to “undesirable” physical health. Standing tall in…

New Approaches to Nutrition Bear Fruit in Morogoro

April 2015 // U.S. Government Feed the Future Newsletter // Hadija Ramiya is a young mother living in Towero, one of a number of small villages dotting the hills of Tanzania’s Morogoro Region. Surveying Towero’s lush, green environment boasting towering fruit trees and beautiful views, it…

Celebrating the Launch of Solar Micro-Grid Electrification in a Rural Maasai Community

April 2015 // Power Africa Newsletter // Until recently, electricity in some parts of Tanzania was restricted merely to the electrical storms that slowly pass over the country’s vast plains during the rainy season. It is into this void we now find groups like the International…

What’s Happening in Dar // September 2014

September 2014 // Managing Editor and Contributor, What’s Happening in Dar // Issue No. 210 (The Arts Issue) // Click HERE to download a PDF of the issue. Articles written in this issue include: Letter from the Editor Property: AVIC Int’l Apartments (Ad review) Interview:…

What’s Happening in Dar // August 2014

August 2014 // Managing Editor and Contributor, What’s Happening in Dar // Issue No. 209 // Click HERE to download a PDF of the August issue. Articles written in this issue include: Letter from the Editor    

A “Trailing” Spouse?

March 2014 // American Foreign Service Journal // pages 40-43 // Having wrestled with a long-term career on my husband’s continuous short-term assignments, I wrote this first-person piece for the American Foreign Service Journal in March 2014 titled, “A ‘Trailing’ Spouse?” Download the March AFSA Trailing Spouse…

Bongo Flava

Winter 2013-2014 // Photo Shoot for Bongo Flava Fast Foods //  In my first foray into commercial food photography, I was thrilled to work with the fine folks at Bongo Flava Fast Foods. Bongo Flava is a new fast food concept opening in Dar es…

Resolution 101: Moderation, not Elimination

February 4, 2014 // Web copy for LoveRaw Organic Foods // With the new year, comes new resolutions. A resolution to go to the gym every morning at 5am, with new workout clothes and shoes to match. A resolution to join that vigorous pickup game at the…