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Stories of Global Glimpse: Shane Ladendale

“I come from a place where most are scared to go outside when it is dark. I come from a place where jail is something that seems inevitable. It is amazing how many odds are against me as a black, fatherless, young leader. But that doesn’t stop me… I make sure I strive.” Growing up ... READ MORE

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Alumni Storytelling Challenge: Estoy Contigo y Tu Estas Conmigo

Nia Hernandez, 17 Springfield Central High School, Springfield Massachusetts Constanza Dominican Republic   Golden Dolphins danced on my wrist for 14 days,  Watching my encounters.    They shimmered in the summer sun,   Reminding me of home.    En el Día catorce, we departed from each other.  So much love was shown.    No, the dolphins... READ MORE

Stories of Global Glimpse: Alejandro Flores de Anda

“I come from the working class where opportunities like Global Glimpse are far from frequent. I want to have the ability to give back to my parents and the rest of my family for all the sacrifices they’ve made to get me where I am today.” Born and raised in San Francisco, Alejandro Flores de Anda is a proud Mexican-American. His parents... READ MORE

Join Our Team as a Program Coordinator!

“I joined Global Glimpse to inspire a new generation of leaders and ended up being the one inspired by their vision, creativity, and willingness to make a difference in this world.” – Emily Stuyvers, Ecuador Program Coordinator, 2018 Global Glimpse provides powerful international travel and leadership opportunities to high school students... READ MORE

Stories of Global Glimpse: Rachel Chang

“Global Glimpse really opened my eyes to the privilege I had living in the Bay Area – and that even though we live in totally different parts of the world, we’re still human beings with the same drive to be successful and to make the best life for our families.” Rachel Chang grew up in Fremont, CA – a predominantly Asian-American... READ MORE