Taking the Trip of a Lifetime


Think back to your most memorable travel experience. Where did you visit? Who did you meet? How did you experience the local culture? And most importantly, what did you learn from the experience? Regardless of destination, travel changes us. It compels us to step out of our comfort zone, try new things, and examine ourselves […]

It all started with one village…


Today’s post comes from Devin Faris with our partner organizations S.O.U.L. and Global Health Corps. After working with refugees and people affected by HIV near Kampala, Uganda, and after numerous visits to Bujagali, he relocated to New York City to complete his M.A. in International Education with hopes of one day returning. Devin is a 2014-2015 Global […]

Finding Balance

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Today’s post comes from Lauren Guido, an alumna fellow from our partner, Global Citizen Year. Lauren is passionate about changing the world in a meaningful way and living each day to the fullest. Originally from Brecksville, Ohio, Lauren had the opportunity to spend eight months living in Ecuador with a host family in 2014. This […]