Interview with Debra Schweitzer, May 10, 2006

Project: Peace Corps Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Debra Schweitzer (Mali, 1993-1996; Business Program) discusses studying business at Michigan State University and applying her studies as a small enterprise development volunteer in Mali. She describes training, including health and business development components, and how she went to sleep at her village welcome party. Schweitzer discusses being viewed as a man because of her job and other cultural differences. In addition, she talks about extending her time in the Peace Corps for a third year to assist with an elephant conservation and tourism project.

Interview Accession

2006oh072_pc089

Interviewee Name

Debra Schweitzer

Interviewer Name

Jack Wilson

Interview Date

2006-05-10

Interview Keyword

business Mali (1993-1996)

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Schweitzer, Debra Interview by Jack Wilson. 10 May. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Schweitzer, D. (2006, May 10). Interview by J. Wilson. Peace Corps Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Schweitzer, Debra, interview by Jack Wilson. May 10, 2006, Peace Corps Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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