Nathalie Paradise is a recipient of the Summer 2020 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship. The award provides undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students with financial support to develop fluency in less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) and expertise in the regions in which these languages are spoken. Every year the Center for Global Studies awards between 12-15 fellowships to UW students. Click here to learn more.
Nathalie Paradise is a double major in Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations at the Jackson School. She is strengthening her Arabic language skills through classwork, language exchange with native speakers in Egypt and at the UW, as well as participating in the Svoboda Diaries Project hosted by NELC, which translates and analyzes primary source material on Iraq. After continuing her studies at the graduate level, Nathalie aims to enter the diplomatic service.