Michaela Gačnik is an undergraduate student at Boston College studying Marketing in The Carroll School of Management and minoring in Studio Art. Michaela is born and raised in California, but her father’s family descends from Slovenia. She is so excited to return to Ljubljana and to continue exploring her cultural roots. Michaela is proud of her heritage and wants to utilize her knowledge, passion and skills to share Slovenia with others.
This summer, Michaela will be working with both ASEF and TRUD Travel Agency. At ASEF, Michaela will create marketing content to further promote the organization and its unique fellowship. In addition, she will be working with the promotional team at TRUD to help market their Slovenian tours to incoming travelers. At Boston College, Michaela is a Resident Assistant for a community of 40 freshman residents and captain of the Bollywood fusion dance team. Michaela is also passionate about oil painting, the ocean and traveling. She is incredibly grateful for this fellowship experience!