Looking Back: My Dinner with Mo

One of the highlights of our time in Tanzania was the opportunity to have dinner with the youngest billionaire in Africa, Mohammed Dewji. A graduate of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, Mr. Dewji (or Mo, as he asked to be called) transformed his father's company into a $1.3 billion conglomerate with interests in manufacturing, …

Looking Back: Zanzibar

So I'm back in the States, with a borrowed computer and a broken phone to hold me through til my paychecks start coming in. Tanzania was an incredible experience, full of kind people, beautiful landscapes, and incredible wildlife. Here's a run-down of one of my favorite parts of the trip: our June visit to the …

A Room With a View (of the Indian Ocean)

I arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, just over two weeks ago, and until Saturday, it felt like I hadn't had a moment to rest. Between taking four hours of Swahili classes at the University of Dar es Salaam every morning, interning with the Environment Media Agenda every afternoon, and spending a few hours on …