Traveler Bio

初めて、私の名前はタマラです!よろしく! Hello! Nice to meet you, my name is Tamara!

My full name is Tamara Simpson, I am 22 years old, and I am from Frederick, Maryland. Maryland is one of the smallest states in the United States, but it has so many fun things to do! I love to eat delicious food, and my city is famous because of how many restaurants we have! I am a college student at Towson University, and I am studying film production. I've worked on many short movies, and have even made my own movies. My minor is Japanese, and I've loved Japan and Japanese culture ever since I was a little girl. I was scheduled to travel to Tokyo this year, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, my trip was canceled. Instead, I am now participating in a virtual internship with a Japanese company! I'm really looking forward to sharing this experience with you.

Want to know more about how you can study or intern abroad when you are a college student? The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and supported in its implementation by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Learn more about the scholarship by clicking here!