Anis Zulaikha Kamaruddin

Anis Kamaruddin is a junior in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. She is an international student from Malaysia. She was inspired to further her studies overseas after she participated in the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS Programme) in 2011. After completing her high school, she went to one of the local universities, Universiti Teknologi Petronas for five months and completed a semester in Foundation of Petroleum Engineering. Then, the door of opportunity was widely opened for her when she received a scholarship offer from the Public Service Department of Malaysia to study at Vanderbilt University. And here she is. In summer 2015, she started to work at Science & Engineering Library in May, 2015 to fill her summer and she loves her job so she is still working until present. She is an active member of Malaysian Students at Vanderbilt (MSAV) and was the secretary of the Japanese Cultural Foundation (JCF). She loves to study languages especially Japanese. In spring 2015, she participated in Tennessee Area Japanese Speech Contest and was the 1st Runner up. Upon graduation, she is looking forward to work with a Japanese company in Malaysia in the chemical engineering field. Besides, she also loves to travel. So far, she has been to 20 states in USA and plans to accomplish another 30 states before she leaves for good after graduation. Her dreams are to travel all over the world, get to know people, learn their languages and cultures.

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