Diversity Committee Student Profile

Name: Emily Anim

Emily Anim

Emily Anim

Country: Liberia

What is something about your country that others may not know?

Eye contact is not normal, you greet by shaking hands which is a sign of welcoming someone

Is there a cultural custom about your country you like most?

Independence Day is July 24 and Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Thursday of November and you take first harvest to the church to share with others.

What challenges did you face entering USA?

Language barrier, and adjustment to weather

What do you miss most about your country?

My family and the closeness of the country everyone takes time to get to know each other more in Liberia compared to the U.S.

What do you like most about USA?

The United States provides many more opportunities.