Blog: Alumni updates

April 27, 2017
Boshra Afra (MIT experience 2014 - 2016) My husband and I moved to Boston in February 2014 for his postdoc at the RLE and lived in Cambridge for the most part. My husband started his work immediately after we arrived, and I came to know about the MIT Spouses&Partners Connect group and started...
October 29, 2015
Ling-Chih Kao (2011-2014) It’s been a year since I left MIT and moved to San Diego for my husband’s new job. The first few months were tough as we tried to get our bearings and figure out a new routine. Though this is my fourth big move in the US, I found it more difficult emotionally because I...
June 3, 2015
Carla Rivas (Cambridge 2008–2010)  It’s been almost 5 years since my husband and I left MIT. After a great experience there, we came back to Mexico. I went back to figure skating, a sport I practiced at MIT, and maybe my greatest passion. I sought a job, but I got pregnant of my first child, a...
January 24, 2015
Adrielle Stapleton (Boston 2011–2014) Hi all! This year took us to Bonn, Deutschland. It's my turn to learn about the real expat experience - I am working hard to learn German, meet people and make a new routine here! I took my first trips to Paris and Berlin in the fall, and this spring I get to...