About Me

IMG_9161Dominique Gebru (aka dommdotcom) is an Education Volunteer serving with Peace Corps in Jamaica. This blog tells the story of her journey to discover the heart and soul of Jamaica.

She hails from the wine country of Northern California and grew up with an Ethiopian father and an American mother. Her hobbies include running, yoga, crafting and trying new things.

She works in a small primary school as a literacy advisor in rural Trelawny and enjoys chatting up taxi drivers, making curried everything and dancing with her host sisters. To reach her, drop a line to dominique(dot)gebru(at)gmail(dot)com.

*Disclaimer: The views expressed on this site are my own and do not reflect those of the United States or the Peace Corps.


5 thoughts on “About Me

  1. Hey dominique. I’m a peace corps volunteer serving in Ethiopia. I thought it was cool you have an Ethiopian father! We are both finalists in the Peace Corps Blog it Home so I’m sure i will see you in October but I just wanted to say hey and tell you I’ve enjoyed your blog so far! keep it up and congratulations .


    1. Hi Katrina,

      Thanks! Likewise, it’s been so great getting to know Ethiopia through your blog. Visiting Ethiopia is high on my bucket list, and I’m really looking forward to meeting you in October. Until then, keep sharing 🙂 -Dominique

  2. I am so happy to see how wonderful and fascinating journey you going to help others , this is my proudest moment to see you doing this amazing job . Keep it up Dom , 😀.
    Love you
    Your dad

  3. Hi Dominique,

    I’ve recently been accepted as a volunteer to the Peace Corps in Jamaica. Would love to reach out to you to talk to you about your experience if you are willing?


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