At the time of this project, Joe was a third-year Classics major with minors in Linguistics and Italian Studies at Truman State University. He has worked as a full-time journalist and for an Italy-based NGO that works with migrants.


At the time of this project, Megan was a third-year student at Truman State University, majoring in both Linguistics and Romance Langauges.  She was the president of a campus organization, United Speakers, which provides English classes to the local immigrant population.