Ms. Nicole McCabe
Specialization: Education
Home institution in US: Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois
Host Institution in India: St. Michael Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Madurai, Tamil Nadu  
Start date/Month in India: 26 June 2012
Duration of grant: 9 months

Brief Bio:
During her time in India, Ms. McCabe plans to volunteer with an organization focused on promoting women’s literacy and to support the organization’s work encouraging social awareness, elementary school enrollment, personal development and other aspects of female empowerment and educational equality. She is also interested in learning how an organization of this type functions and deepening her understanding of Indian culture and society.