Lizzie Stricklin is a junior at the George Washington University in Washington, DC, where she’s majoring in Journalism & Mass Communications and minoring in Sustainability. Originally from suburban Philadelphia, Lizzie is most interested in the environment, the arts, and social justice. At GW, Lizzie is on the club fencing team and plays the oboe in the concert band.
While in Durban, Lizzie learned about the history and politics of South Africa both from her classes and conversations with her homestay family. Her favorite experiences in Durban included hiking in the Krantzkloof and playing with newborn puppies.