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1967: Bronwen Pritchard served in Afghanistan in Ghazni, Kabul beginning in 1967
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Bronwen Pritchard can be contacted at BronwenaMasiellodcom
Country of Service: Afghanistan
Training Group: School for International Living - Brattleboro/Putney Vermont
Cities you served in: Ghazni, Kabul
Arrival Year: 1967
Departure Year: 1967-1968
Work Description: vaccinating small pox, teaching health to women
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Worked in Boston, MA, Married in 1970, moved to NH, son in 1973, divorce
in 1977, first woman in technical sales for Ferro Chemical of Bedford OH,
then Henkel Corp of Maywood, NJ, first women in International sales for
lubricants for plastic extrusion, then Real Estate in 1982, remarried in
1984, widowed in 1987, worked in Social Services and returned to real
estate, remarried in 1990 - still married to airline pilot, 3 step children and
4 step grandchildren. President Nashua Symphony Choral Society, signing
for the deaf, pheresis for cancer patients
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Most enriching, broadening, and personal defining experience; gave me a
strong sense of personal strength and need for cooperation and flexibility.
Realized how difficult it is to instrument change in a short time, even when
one can speak the language. Ideals and concepts, religion and beliefs have
more to do with how we interact.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Normal Russell, Barbara Bazil, Elaine Hamlin - any from the January 1967
Brattleboro/Putney VT training group
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Hello and isn't it amazing to see how Kabul has changed and yet remained
the same since we were there?
Originally posted: January 30, 2002
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