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Emily Carson
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Gender and Age: Female, 28
Country of Residence: Canada Canada
Country of Birth: Canada Canada
Nationalities: British British
Canadian Canadian
Romany/Gypsy Romany/Gypsy
Citizenships: Canada Canada
Languages: English , Spanish , Hindi
In my spare time I: Write Rollerblade Take Pictures Volunteer
Things that make me happy: Cooking for my friends Working Collaboration of ideas Creating somthing
This that make me sad: Anger Being sick When people cry Violence
When I grow up I want to be: Doing something that has an impact on
If I could recommend one page on the Internet to visit, I would recommend: www.GYCA.org
User is: Offline
User Joined: April 17, 2008
Last Login: October 3, 2011
Website: Websitehttp://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1083360013&ref=name
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About Me   About Me
Emily Carson is the currently the communications intern for the Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS, and the former North American Focal point on HIV-AIDS. She has lived in the United States, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and India. She has spent a considerable amount of time studying international Politics and culture and is now integrating that into the work she is doing with HIV. At 20, Emily has been working with HIV for 7 years, starting by developing high-school education programs for her peers that led to a position with the Board of Directors of The Alliance for Living in New London, Connecticut. She worked at the Alliance for living as an Intern as well as a Board Member representing the Youth Voice of HIV in the Community. Emily's International Interests led her to spend 3 months living in North India in 2006. In University she studied abroad in Latin America spending a year between Nicaragua and Costa Rica, studying the AIDS epidemic. In 2008, Emily went to Bangalore, India and studied the South Asian AIDS epidemic. Emily returned to Toronto in '09 and is currently attending The University of Guelph-Humber for Media and Journalism. She is active in local AIDS organizations and LGBT and Political organizations in both the United States and Canada.

Interests   Interests
     Citizen Journalism
     Global Education
     Human Rights
     LGBT Rights
     Peace & Conflict
     Political Thought
     Refugee Rights
     Substance Abuse
Countries Visited   Countries Visited
    Canada Canada [country of residence]
    Austria Austria
    Canada Canada
    Costa Rica Costa Rica
    Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
    Ecuador Ecuador
    India India
    Mexico Mexico
    Nicaragua Nicaragua
    Pakistan Pakistan
    Panama Panama
    Taiwan Taiwan
    United States United States
Industries   Industries
     New Media
     Not-for-Profit Organizations
Emily Carson's Content   Emily Carson's Content (14)
8 TIGblog entries
6 Discussion Board posts