Project: Burmese Refugee Project

Country: Thailand

Brian is pursuing a graduate degree in international relations from New York University and was the 2nd Lauren Project sponsored volunteer to work through the Burmese Refugee Project in Thailand. Brian spent approximately 2 months with the Shan refugees. His focus was on teaching English as a 2nd language and on working with teachers and social workers to improve their skills and training. In addition he spent time working on community health and wellness issues.