“No Selfies with Cute Babies!”
- May 24, 2014
- Posted by: Audrey del Rosario
- Category: Bucket List
Welcome to the weekend, Everyday Ambassadors! Those who are frequent readers of our site might know that there have been a number of changes in the last few months. For this edition of “Bucket List”, here’s a sneak peek of how the best is yet to come.
The Voluntourism Assault: Stop Making This About Your Righteousness
- May 7, 2014
- Posted by: Meg VanDeusen
- Category: Ambassador, Partner, Wednesday Wisdom
We all need to see more accurately the situations we encounter and our impact on our hosts. I agree with many criticisms of self-righteous voluntourism and would probably take them even further, but I can’t understand the usefulness of equally self-righteous opinions that impair rather than incite a student’s desire to learn some humility and broaden his or her global horizon.