I am going to be honest when I say I wasn’t expecting to break down in tears one day when I couldn’t properly shower nor use the toilet for the fifth day in a row because there was no water coming from the tub, let alone to flush. I’ve been in Chennai for four weeks […]Continua a leggere "A LESSON FROM INDIA: WHY WE SHOULD STOP LIVING SUCH PREDICTABLE LIVES"
My first week in Chennai has been engaging. I’ve started my part-time job for the Red Elephant Foundation, an NGO that focuses on human rights and gender equality for which I do research and volunteering in local schools. Me and my co-workers/new friends have visited several Hindu temples, and a village by the Bangalore Gulf […]Continua a leggere "Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone and Embrace Your Truest Self "
The first 48 hours in Chennai were filled with strong emotions, as I already expected. What I did not foresee however is the intensity of the feelings I am experiencing, both extraordinary and inevitable. Here it is impossible to pretend to be indifferent to the outside world: I am witnessing a continuous exchange between my […]Continua a leggere "First Impressions of India: Immersing Myself in Chennai’s Extraordinary Charm"
My name is Francesca Giuliano and I am a dreamer. Always been, always will be. I am 21 years old and grew up in Syracuse, a Sicilian city that’s right by the sea. I am now pursuing a BA in International Relations in Rome, and I am passionate about human rights, social justice, gender equality, […]Continua a leggere "Three Hundred Eighty Five Words About Me"