Soukeyna Pitroipa

Soukeyna Pitroipa Djahira

Hearst Fellow

  • Hometown: Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)
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What do you plan to study?

Business administration.

Why did you want to be a Hearst Fellow?

I decided to be a Hearst fellow because I knew that this group of people would give me the resources and opportunity to thrive on campus, develop more leadership skills and find a safe space where I belong on campus.

What has Furman meant to you during this period of change?

For me, Furman means new adventures are on my way to create positive change within my career and life. This school is an opportunity for me to get the skills and knowledge to create lasting change for my peers and community. Lastly, It also means discovery, because I am discovering who I really am as a new adult and individual.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

I love swimming, dancing, writing and listening to music.

What's a quirky fact about you, or what would the title of your autobiography be?

I don't know how to blow a balloon.


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