Cambodia to Senegal: Jen Lazuta '07 reports around the world

Jen Lazuta '07 is no stranger to travel. From backpacking through Europe and South America to visiting over a dozen African countries, including Burkina Faso, where she was a Peace Corps volunteer for four years, Lazuta has seen the world.

The economics and English double-major says she got the travel bug from her experiences studying abroad through Gettysburg College. She spent a semester at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa during her junior year.

“When I got back to the U.S. after that semester abroad, I pretty much knew I would return to Africa in some capacity,” Lazuta said. “On some level, the decision to go abroad really changed the whole course of my life.”

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