Are You Thinking of Grad School?

Are you thinking of grad school? Asking yourself if it is for you? Last May, I graduated with my master’s in strategic communications for social change and advocacy. The biggest thing I feel now is gratitude. I’m grateful for the privilege of a higher education. I acknowledge that’s what this is: a huge privilege. Now that […]

June 14, 2021

Are You Thinking of Grad School?

career, Living in London, Masters

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London Proposal + Romantic Restaurants

And all the single girls had a moment of silence for this beautiful proposal in central London. My BFF’s London proposal was a dream. It was the epitome of all our engagement pins on Pinterest and Instagram posts in our “saved photos.” My best friend Destiny’s boyfriend told me that he was going to propose […]

March 25, 2020

Living in London, Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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How to Take Photos of Yourself Without a Photographer

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you like to travel? Do you run a business online? Let’s be honest: Do you love your Instagram feed? The 5 tips below will teach you how to take photos of yourself without a photographer — whether you’re getting photos of yourself at home for your online presence/Instagram or for traveling the […]

October 25, 2019

How to Take Photos of Yourself without a Photographer

Lifestyle, Living in London, Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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London No. 01: Moving to London!

Have you ever stepped back and realized, “I am living in a moment that, at one point, I dreamt about!” That’s what this first week of moving to London has felt like for me. In January of this year, I was in full internship-search mode. I was reaching out to friends at the World Bank, […]

September 29, 2019

Moving to London, Elisabeth Huijskens

Living in London, Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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