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Mary was a volunteer at the Future Worlds Center (FWC) in 2007. She joined the FWC as an exchange student from Portland State University (PSU) between October 2006 and November 2006. During this period, she worked on the collaborative project between FWC and PSU, assisted with the organization of several conferences and planned events, including a Youth Encounters of Peace (YEP) event. She also worked on developing a document to guide students’ future research projects at FWC, which focus on documenting and evaluating the work of peace pioneers in Cyprus during the decade of 1994-2004. Her experience at the FWC was instrumental for her achieving a better understanding of why the situation in Cyprus is so complex. Mary holds a Masters degree from Portland State University (USA).
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Mary was an intern from Portland State University (PSU) between Oct. 3, 2006 –– Nov. 21, 2006. During this period she fulfilled her
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300-hour practicum requirement for the Masters degree in Conflict Resolution. Her time was spent in and out of the office working on the collaborative project between CNTI and PSU, several conferences, planned events with Cypriots, such as meetings, dinners, coffee, and a YEP (Youth Encounters of Peace) event. Each contact was helpful in understanding the situation in Cyprus through the eyes of Greek and Turkish Cypriots. Both the interaction in the office and out of the office with Cypriots was instrumental for her achieving a better understanding of why the situation in Cyprus is more complex than it may appear to an
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outsider. While at CNTI, Mrs. Mary Olin worked also in developing a document to guide students' future research projects at CNTI, which focus on documenting and evaluating the work of peace pioneers in Cyprus during the decade of 1994-2004.
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Revision as of 09:50, 22 June 2011

Mary was an intern from Portland State University (PSU) between Oct. 3, 2006 –– Nov. 21, 2006. During this period she fulfilled her 300-hour practicum requirement for the Masters degree in Conflict Resolution. Her time was spent in and out of the office working on the collaborative project between CNTI and PSU, several conferences, planned events with Cypriots, such as meetings, dinners, coffee, and a YEP (Youth Encounters of Peace) event. Each contact was helpful in understanding the situation in Cyprus through the eyes of Greek and Turkish Cypriots. Both the interaction in the office and out of the office with Cypriots was instrumental for her achieving a better understanding of why the situation in Cyprus is more complex than it may appear to an outsider. While at CNTI, Mrs. Mary Olin worked also in developing a document to guide students' future research projects at CNTI, which focus on documenting and evaluating the work of peace pioneers in Cyprus during the decade of 1994-2004.