About Us

Global Glimpse is a non-profit organization that partners with a diversity of high performing high schools to provide a two-year leadership, civic engagement, and college preparatory program centered on a summer immersion experience in the developing world.

We bring groups of students from a wide variety of high schools together through travel with highly-skilled teachers the summer after their junior year. While abroad, this group of learners explore history, culture, politics, poverty, education, development and business in a developing country. We challenge students to think critically, collaborate with each other and bring their new-found perspective back to their high schools and communities.

We help our students take their first powerful steps toward engaging the world.

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“Before we can change the world, we must get to know the world and allow the world to get to know us.” – Global Glimpse Alumna


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Our Core Values

Experiential: Immerse high school students into life in the developing world to build perspective and develop a problem-solving approach to challenges.

Accessible: Help high school students from all walks of life experience more of the world and connect with other young people from different neighborhoods and backgrounds.

Empowering: Encourage critical thinking and instill a strong belief that high school students can drive positive change in their schools and communities.

Reciprocal: Approach every new opportunity, every individual, and every place as a learning opportunity with a goal to share knowledge and build connection.

Sustainable: Build long-term partnerships with US high schools, teachers, and communities where our students travel, study and live.

 

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