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Welcome to my

 Global Studies Portfolio

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Greetings! Welcome to my website for the Global Studies Program. The goal of the Global Studies Program is to develop active, engaged global citizens. In this Program, I work to understand how my actions and experiences intersect with the world-at-large, and I often use this knowledge to effect positive change by developing skills help me engage with the world around me and improve my critical thinking.

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ABOUT ME

My name is Olivia Laurie and I am a Junior at Watkinson School in Hartford, CT. I joined the Watkinson community when I was in 9th grade and have spent much of the past three years on campus. Before Watkinson, I went to the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts where my brother graduated from a year ago. While I am still very immersed in the arts, I spend most of days now working with my fellow global studies peers and broaden my understanding and curiosity of the world around me.

 
 

Note for the viewer: The two background pictures above are pictures I took on my trip to Mount. Washington with my family in the summer of 2020. The trip to the Mountain was one of my favorite road trips that I have been on and it remains as one of my favorite places.