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1988: Margaret Bau served in Costa Rica in Santo Tomas del Paramo de Perez Zeledon beginning in 1988
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Margaret Bau can be contacted at MargaretdBauawidusdadgov
Country of Service: Costa Rica
Training Group: Spring, 1988, and Fall, 1989
Cities you served in: Santo Tomas del Paramo de Perez Zeledon
Arrival Year: 1988
Departure Year: 1992
Work Description: Women in Development, Integrated Community Development
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Masters degree in economic and community development and nonprofit management in 1996 from the Humphrey Institute of Public Affiars at the Univesity of Minnesota. I was a Research Fellow at the Humphrey Institute from 1996-1998 analyzing regional Minnesota economies. From 1998 to present I have been a Cooperative Development Specialist with the USDA Rural Development in Wisconsin.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
How fortunate I was to have served in the delightful nation of Costa Rica and to have formed lifelong friendships with my tico "family" and neighbors as well as fellow volunteers. The job I love now is a direct result from my Peace Corps experiences.
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Originally posted: December 4, 2002
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