While it is true that the pace of life move slower, shops open later, and people are on generally different schedules during Ramadan, I would not trade the experience of being here during this month for anything. It has taught me so much more about Morocco, Islam, its people, as well as about myself. It is truly special to have the opportunity to witness a time that is so incredibly important, and unifying. I am thankful it has brought me to a better understanding of Islam and the Moroccan people who so kindly welcome me here.
At the core of all of Exosphere’s experiences there is the same philosophy: to keep alive and burning the desire to press forward in the face of all opposition, to encourage and foster limitless curiosity for learning, improve and enhance the ability to adapt, and strengthen the will to shape the world for the better. We believe these are the essential traits of the entrepreneur, and what the world needs right now.
An Everyday Ambassador brings Empathy, Focus, Humility, and Patience to the forefront of their life as they strive to make social change either at home or abroad, in a big way or an every day way. An Everyday Ambassador is mindful of the dangers of a hyper-connected, digital world and works towards using tech as a tool, rather than a distraction.
While all the powers and outfits are cool, it’s really because they inspire me to do something, to make a positive impact wherever I can, however I can without any real powers (that’s also why I’m always Batman over Superman FYI). It reminded me that, not all heroes wear capes, sometimes they drive black pickup trucks and live in Puyo, Ecuador.
My photos work for me because I’m not too good with words, so they’re the best I’ve got. But the best moments are often the ones you don’t have a camera for, and if they’re really so great, you’ll remember them without any photo.