Yanira Garcia studied Psychology and Spanish & Portuguese at Emory University, during which time she became interested in a career in education from her experience tutoring Atlanta public school students. Yanira also worked with a team at Vanderbilt Peabody College to research low-income high school seniors’ experiences, with the aim of finding ways communities can best support students in their transition from high school. As a first-generation college student working toward a career in educational advising for underrepresented and immigrant students, Yanira is excited to engage with students as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant at the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa.

Page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yanira-garcia-profile/


US Student Program – Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award

Education: BA in Psychology; Spanish & Portuguese, Emory University, GA

Field of Study: Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Project Title: “English Teaching Assistantship”

Host Institution, Location: ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Lisbon

Grant Duration, Starting Date (month): 9 months, starting in October 2023