Before this year, I would’ve told you that my cell phone was “everything.” What did that mean? It meant I used it for every single daily task you can think of, not just texting and calling. That’s the beauty of a smartphone, isn’t it? It supposedly makes your life easier, better.
Today’s post comes from Emma Rockenbeck, a gap year student with Thinking Beyond Borders. Before starting at Allegheny College next year, Emma is on TBB’s Global Gap Year West.
Today’s post comes from Stacy Williams, a social service coordinator turned social justice educator who currently leads students on a Global Gap Year for Thinking Beyond Borders.
One of our Partners, SOUL Foundation, likes to challenge the norm (and we love it!) They ask the question, “What does a Poor Ugandan Mother think of a “mzungu” foreign visitor?”, and the answer, as you’ll read, is a bit jarring at first: not much.
Today’s post comes from Amit Das, a Thinking Beyond Borders fellow in Thailand. He is 18 years old and is currently on a Gap Year with Thinking Beyond Borders. Amit plans to use the knowledge gained during this year abroad to offer new global perspectives on public health.
Today’s post comes from Muyombi Araphat, a S.O.U.L. sponsored student. He lives in Kyabirwa Village with his mom who is the leader of one of S.O.U.L.’s chicken groups and also graduated from S.O.U.L.’s tailoring program.
Today’s post comes from Paula Kweskin, an attorney specializing in international humanitarian and human rights law. Paula is currently pursuing her LL.M in International Law and Human Rights while producing Honor Diaries, an award-winning documentary film focused on women’s rights and gender empowerment.