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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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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

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 in the Bronx, Shane Ladendale has always carried an infectious,... READ MORE

Top Student Travel Stories of the Summer!

We are excited to share the top student travel stories of the summer, selected by our interns (and former Glimpsers), Anderson and Layla! We have enjoyed reading each of the nearly 1,000 blog post reflections written by students as they experience first-hand the power of immersive travel – from hiking the highest peak in the Ecuadorian... READ MORE

La Nicaragua que conozco

Estimada Comunidad Global Glimpse: Se me ha hecho difícil encontrar las palabras que expresen todo lo que he sentido desde que estallaron las protestas tras el anuncio de la nueva ley de seguridad social (INSS) en Nicaragua el pasado 18 de abril. Es una mezcla de miedo, ira, tristeza e indignación.     Las lecciones que aprendí... READ MORE