We'd like to welcome our spring 2012 Program Intern, Adja Kreme. Adja will be helping with Scholar recruitment, the Hope Conference, and other Scholar Program needs. We're very excited to have her on our team, and we love her accent (she speaks French!).
My name is Adja Kreme. I am from the Ivory Coast, west part of Africa. French is my first language. After I graduated from high school I came to the U.S. to complete my bachelor’s degree. At first, I did not know what I should major in and after I talked to the dean of Industrial technology, I decided to pursue a bachelor degree in Telecommunication Management. I attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney, which is a really small and quiet town. I stayed there for 4 and 1/2 years while I was attending college. In the meantime, I had the opportunity to visit D.C. during the summer and other breaks. My Brother has been living in Maryland for at least 6 years and once I graduated my mom suggested that I move here with him. After my graduation, I started applying for different internship and positions, and I came across this program internship with Generation Hope. I figured why not try something new and see how I like it? Also, my last semester in college, I took a social work class, and I found it pretty interesting. Now, I’m planning on doing two masters, one in social work and probably one in Management Information Systems (but I am still not sure).
I like to spend time my brother (actually he is my only close family here since my little sister lives in France, and my mom, dad, and older sister live back in Ivory coast). I also spend time with my friends just hanging out or going to the movie or travelling. I also like reading, but it has been a while so I am still working on that.