Beats: women's health, social issues and lifestyle. Columbia Journalism School grad. Tar Heel living in NYC. Bylines: amNewYork, China.org.cn, DIYMFA.com and HerCampus.com
When I told my parents earlier this year that I had been selected as a summer intern at a media company in China, they were split on the decision about whether or not to let me go. Working and traveling abroad may seem like the quintessential opportunity for a 21-year-old about to graduate from college, but for people with disabilities, it’s not easy.