We’d like you to get to know the faces and personalities behind the Barakat staff, so we’re bringing you a series of updates about each of our staff. We hope you have as much fun reading them as we did writing them.
Name: Christina Dinh
Hometown: South Windsor, CT
School: Northeastern University
What you do at Barakat: Development Assistant
Fun fact about yourself: I can speak 5 languages (Vietnamese, 2 dialects of Chinese, French, and of course, English!)
What have you learned working at Barakat: I have learned a lot about South and Central Asian society and culture as well as how these factor into education.
Favorite quote: “Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost
Heroes: My mom, She’s superwoman and I honestly don’t know what I would do without her.
You’re suddenly stranded on a desert island but naturally you got to bring your five favorite thins. They are:
-my SIGG bottle
-a good book to read
-cell phone (so I can be rescued eventually)
Most desired superpower: teleportation becuase travel is expensive and it would be awesome to travel to wherever I wanted in a flash.
Stayed tuned for more entries about our fantastic staff!