Interview: Laura Gomez

Title

Interview: Laura Gomez

Description

In this interview, Gomez discusses her move from Colombia to the United States and enrolling at West Chester University. She talks about the cultural differences between the two countries and her transition into the U.S. educational system. Gomez highlights the struggles she faced when she first moved to America and what she did to overcome those challenges.

Date

February 21, 2019

Rights

Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries

Identifier

2019oh1469_irw0092

Interviewer

Colleen Dougherty

Interviewee

Laura Gomez

Interview Keyword

Family
Expectations
Idealism
"American Dream"
Education
Language barriers
College environment
College students--Social conditions

Indexed By

Nicholas Heydeman

Files

phlim_Gomez_A_image02.jpg


Citation

“Interview: Laura Gomez,” Philly Immigration, accessed May 17, 2021, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/1105.