Our Impact

The Global Glimpse program builds empathy, agency, and global perspective to empower students from all backgrounds to succeed in college and drive change locally and globally. To date, Global Glimpse has had a significant impact on both students and educators.

Global Glimpse Impact 99of alumni report that Global Glimpse was the most powerful experience they had in high school.

Global Glimpse Impact 97of alumni say that because of Global Glimpse they believe they have more of a responsibility to make the world a better place.

Global Glimpse Impact 95of alumni say participating in Global Glimpse motivated them to set higher academic and personal goals for themselves.


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Global Glimpse Impact Jyoti Swamy

“Global Glimpse is a huge reason why I am the person I am today and after the trip I began educating those around me on what needs to be done not only nationally, but globally. I am currently studying international development and I plan on trying to help address world hunger. Because of Nicaragua I have found out how scarce food is and that’s what I want to do. I want to feed people, and Global Glimpse showed me that.”
Jyoti Swamy, GG Alumna

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Moneace Smith shares her college essay about the impact of her Global Glimpse experience

80% of our alumni write their college admission essays about their Global Glimpse experience and 96% are enrolled in college. Read Glimpser, Moneace Smith’s, college essay to see what they’re writing about!

“I inhaled a new culture that opened my eyes, I was surrounded by a new language that was music to my ears, and devoured food so memorable I can still taste it. Estelí, Nicaragua is where I experienced freedom. For the first time I left behind the boulders in my life that have weighed me down for so long…”

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Global Glimpse Impact