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Interview with Debra Schweitzer, May 10, 2006

Part of Peace Corps Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Debra Schweitzer, May 10, 2006
Creator:
Debra Schweitzer; interviewee. Jack A. Wilson; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2006
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Debra Schweitzer (Mali, 1993-1996; Business Program) discusses studying business at Michigan State University and applying her studies as a small enterprise development volunteer in Mali. She describes training, including health and business development components, and how she went to sleep at her village welcome party. Schweitzer discusses being viewed as a “man” because of her job and other cultural differences. In addition, she talks about extending her time in the Peace Corps for a third year to assist with an elephant conservation and tourism project.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Type:
audio
Subject:
Schweitzer, Debra -- Interviews., Mali., Peace Corps (U.S.)--Mali., Peace Corps (U.S.)--History--1990-1999., Business
Source:
Peace Corps Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7n2z12p596/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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