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1966: Barbara (Bean) Browne served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador in Riobamba, Quito, Galapagos beginning in 1966
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Barbara (Bean) Browne can be contacted at barbaradbrowneacomcastdnet
Country of Service: Ecuador
Training Group: Lubbock, TX and Bozeman, MT
Cities you served in: Riobamba, Quito, Galapagos
Arrival Year: 1966
Departure Year: 1969
Ministry of Agriculture, Escuelas Radiofonicas, Peace Corps Quito office (married another PCV - Charles Browne - during last year in Ecuador).
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Used Spanish as social worker in Texas. Went back for MBA degree in Finance, held jobs in Brazil (14 years); in Hong Kong was Ass't Trade Commissioner for Argentina; worked for Chase Manhattan (while in Delaware) and Bank of Boston (while in Sao Paulo, Brazil); and 15 years with E.I. DuPont in various finance jobs including regional Asia/Pacific finance manager (located in Shanghai). Now retired and volunteer with community Friends of the Library and PAWS animal shelter. Still married.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Good life decision after college graduation - gave one a different world view and instilled self-sufficiency.
Originally posted: 9/21/2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1966; Peace Corps Ecuador; Directory of Ecuador RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Ecuador RPCVs
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