Theresa Kedinger ’10 will serve with the Peace Corps in Costa Rica

Theresa Kedinger ’10 of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will serve in Costa Rica. She leaves Feb. 20 to begin training as a community economic development volunteer.

A story in the Fond du Lac Reporter states: “Kedinger will work at the community level to build one-on-one relationships with women, youth and potential entrepreneurs. She will advise business, marketing, financial management and product design plans, in addition to teaching literacy programs and facilitating business workshops. …

“Kedinger will work in cooperation with the local people and partner organizations on sustainable, community-based development projects that improve the lives of people in Costa Rica. Doing so will help her to develop leadership, technical and cross-cultural skills that will give her a competitive edge when she returns home.”

At Ripon, she majored in Spanish and global studies with a minor in French. She earned a master’s degree in public service nonprofit management from Marquette University.


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