Name: Rebecca Riseman
U-M Affiliation: Alumni

Where do you work?

East Bay Family Practice, Oakland, CA

When did you serve in the Peace Corps?

1989-1991

Where did you serve (which country/countries)?

Kenya

What were your main responsibilities as a volunteer?

Teaching Math and English to Secondary School Students

In what ways did your Peace Corps experience affect your life and/or career decisions?

It changed my focus from teaching English to the field of health care.

What advice would you give to others who are contemplating going into the Peace Corps?

Go! It will be one of your greatest experiences!

What is the value gained from the Peace Corps experience?

We all have so much to learn from each other.

What lessons did you learn in the Peace Corps that you carry with you today?

Living simply is something to strive for.

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