Recent posts from: Trip Blogs 2019


Storytelling Challenge – My Global Glimpse trip as a poem


Marie Rodriguez, 17 Oakland High School, Oakland California Riobamba, Ecuador   Beautiful  The sun that rises behind me as I head to the airport Beautiful  Are the strangers that I start to learn the names of Beautiful  Are the clouds that I am rising above on...

Storytelling Challenge – Through the Eyes of Me


Vivian Feng, 17 Oakland High School, Oakland, California Bonao, Dominican Republic     From the “ghetto” Oakland neighborhood, in which I call home To an extraordinary foreign country Bonao, Dominican Republic   An Asian American female from a...

Storytelling Challenge – By Jasmine Lam


I embarked on a sixteen-day journey to Riobamba, Ecuador with an organization aimed to cultivate leaders of tomorrow through expanding their worldview. Throughout my experience, I taught English, helped a local school with improvement projects, and immersed myself in...

Storytelling Challenge – Memories of Guaranda, Ecuador


Raina Japay, 18, San Marin High School, Novato, California, Guaranda, Ecuador I was honored to be selected from my school to participate in the Global Glimpse outreach program. Only a few students from high schools all over the Bay Area participated in the adventure...