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1992: Claudia Velasquez served in Morocco in Anezi, Tiznit beginning in 1992
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Claudia Velasquez can be contacted at claudette29amailcitydcom
Country of Service: Morocco
Training Group: Health and Sanitation
Cities you served in: Anezi, Tiznit
Arrival Year: 1992
Departure Year: 1994
Work Description: Basic health, hygiene, and family planning education and well
and latrine improvements.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I returned to Graduate School and received an MPH from Tulane
University in International Health and Development. Returned to
Morocco with a Fulbright to work on qualitative research with women
and family planning in the rural areas. Returned to the US and work
with the Louisiana Office of Public Health doing database
management and epidemiological work. Left Office of Public Health for
a position with Planned Parenthood's International Division and
worked as a Program Officer monitoring Adolescent Reproductive
Health project in Latin America and the Caribbean. Left Planned
Parenthood and now work for the Institute for Reproductive Health at
Georgetown University and continue to work with Women's
Reproductive Health overseas in Latin America and other parts of the
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It was the best experience and really opened the doors for getting the
international jobs. Somehow I still manage to keep in touch with
Morocco and will always try to work there whenever possible.
Originally posted: January 3, 2002
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