PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — In a year marked by uncertainty and trepidation toward the future, Rainbow Chen held fast. After graduating from Brown in May with a degree in education and history, Chen knew exactly what she would do next.
“I wanted education experience,” she said, “not necessarily education research or a degree in education research or policy abroad.”
An advocate for education equity and outreach since her first days at Brown, Chen was recently selected as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award recipient and will soon settle in the heart of the Netherlands, where she will further her career in education policy as a teaching assistant at ROC van Amsterdam.
“I personally learn best when I am talking to people,” said Chen, who