Global Glimpse Blog
Top Student Travel Stories of the Summer!
We are excited to share the top blogs of the summer, selected by our interns (and former Glimpsers). From hiking the highest peak in the Ecuadorian Andes and dancing bachata in the hot Dominican sun, to gaining new appreciation for the value of community and complexity of immigration - our Glimpsers truly experienced the transformative power of travel! ... READ MORE
Global Glimpse went bi-coastal last year! We are excited to announce that we launched our New York program in partnership with 10 public high schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan last year. We served over 100 students and 10 educators from New York in 2014 and are continuing to grow each year. We celebrated our launch with a huge... READ MORE
Question of the Day: How does development connect with the mentalities and cultural values of communities? As the group moved into its third and final week of the trip, as the community service project begins to take center stage in the mind’s and heart’s of the students, I felt it was important to slow down a bit and take stock. In two weeks... READ MORE
We couldn’t be more proud of 2011 Global Glimpse alumni Canaan Belete and Atsina Allen who spent a bridge year before college in Ecuador with Global Citizen Year! Motivated by their life-changing experiences with Global Glimpse in Nicaragua during the summer of 2011, Canaan and Atsina applied to spend a year before college living, working, and... READ MORE
Born and raised in East San Jose, Jose Javier Lujano (JJ) is a first-generation Mexican-American, first-generation college student currently studying at Santa Clara University. JJ traveled to Matagalpa, Nicaragua with Global Glimpse in 2009. READ MORE