Articles by Mikaela Peters

Mikaela Peters, at the time she wrote for this site, was a student at Rutgers University in New Jersey, where she studied Business Analytics & Information Technology, as well as Russian and European Studies. She will be improved her Russian while on SRAS' Central Asian Studies program in Kyrgyzstan over the 2019-2020 academic year. Mikaela decided to seriously study Russian after visiting NASA in 2015, where she began an internship soon after. Mikaela’s desire to enter into a career that will utilize her Russian skills while supporting the U.S. government motivated her to apply and ultimately win a Boren Scholarship as well as an SRAS Challenge Grant.