Bright Atang Lights The Skies

Atang Gilika was always top of his class growing up in Gaborone. He thought his good marks would earn him a future, but he says he often felt hemmed in by societal expectations. “Bright students get pushed toward engineering and medicine,” he says. “If you achieve something in life, it has to be in the sciences”. Gilika was accepted to study medicine, but he decided he wouldn’t follow the path he was pressured to take. Instead, he enrolled at United World College (UWC) in Montezuma, New Mexico.

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– United World College Student Magazine –

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