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21. Getting a Master's in Architecture Abroad


 

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Annabell completed her undergraduate architectural studies at the Caribbean School of Architecture in Jamaica. She moved to Japan in 2013 on the JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Programme and taught English at a high school in Ishikawa Prefecture for 2 years. In 2015 she started her master's degree at Keio University. During her time at Keio she was able to do projects in Nepal and Thailand. She graduated in 2017 and landed a permanent job in the largest architectural firm in Japan, the second-largest in the world in 2018.




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In This Episode We Cover:

  • Attending architecture school in Jamaica

  • Going to Finland for an architectural design summer course

  • The J.E.T. program

  • Living & working in Japan as an assistant language teacher

  • Applying for and earning a Master’s degree in Japan

  • Conducting research and constructing homes in Nepal

  • Being a Black woman in Asia

  • Japanese Work Culture

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Christine Job
Christine Job

Originally from Atlanta, Christine Job is an award-winning podcaster and Business Strategist. She is currently based in Spain.

As a business strategist, Christine helps Black women and WOC to leverage their expertise & talents into viable & sustainable businesses, businesses that make her clients professionally fulfilled and financially abundant while pursuing thriving lives abroad.

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Originally from Atlanta, Christine Job is an award-winning podcaster and Business Strategist. She is currently based in Spain.

As a business strategist, Christine helps Black women and WOC to leverage their expertise & talents into viable & sustainable businesses, businesses that make her clients professionally fulfilled and financially abundant while pursuing thriving lives abroad.

Want to be a guest on the show? I'm so glad that you resonate with “Flourish In The Foreign” and that you'd like to share your story! Please fill out the this form and if I think it will be a good fit, I'll be in touch shortly to set-up a chat.