The Diversity Committee is showcasing students from other countries. Here’s a brief bio on Brunelle Mpembe from the Congo.
Name: Brunelle Mpembe
What is something about your country that others may not know?
Four primary languages are spoken but all schooling is done in French.
Is there a cultural custom about your country you like most?
Our New Year is celebrated different than the USA. It is like Christmas in the Congo
What challenges did you face entering USA?
A language barrier
What do you miss most about your country?
My family, I am the only one here for school, so I truly miss them.
What do you like most about USA?
I like a lot of things, such as the people, different cultures, and especially the food. (I still learning how to cook it.)