Volunteer: Carolyn Kent
I'm a current municipal development volunteer working in the municipality of Canilla within the department of El Quiche, Guatemala. I'm 25 years old and from Durham, NC. My work specifically focuses on women's groups and youth but I also work closely in developing our town's Mayan Council. I studied International Relations and Global Health at Duke University and previously worked as a consultant for hospitals and health care systems.
Contributions from Carolyn Kent
I had never seen the Vagina Monologues before but it’s safe to say that I had a pretty good idea about what this type of play would consist of: vaginas, sex, orgasms, lack of orgasms, etc. Sure, it’s invigorating to discuss these topics among American women but I kind of felt like it was preaching to the choir; to speak to the true meaning of the Vagina Monologues I felt it necessary to bring along women who continue to see sex as too taboo to discuss: my counterparts. When else would I ha...
Coffee Farm in Antigua
This video illustrates the work that my counterparts and I are doing in site: building a Mayan Educational Center using the recycled bottles technique.