Our storytellers in Episode 2 are:
Kate Solis Silva
Kate is the Associate Director of Development and part of the Resource Development team for Chicago Lights. She is also the mentorship co-chair of the Professional Women’s Club of Chicago. As a volunteer to Ecuador and Mexico, she believes assisting under-served communities locally and abroad is a calling to “do the greater good”. Kate served as a LISC Americorps Member in Detroit and continues to serve in other local volunteer capacities.
Owner of Honeybaked Ham Company and Cafe in Maryland, Kenneth was motivated by his wife Debbie’s experience as a Global Volunteer in Ghana in 2012. Four years later, he joined a team in Poland in 2016, and returned the next year, seeking an opportunity to both help others and experience the richness of the Polish culture first-hand. Read about Kenneth’s journey here.
Stephanie is a registered dietitian, and a program manager in the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State University in Phoenix. She earned a Master’s Degree in nutrition, and is currently working on her MPH in applied epidemiology at the University of Arizona. She serves on Global Volunteers’ Reaching Children’s Potential (RCP) Advisory Committee, and served in Tanzania in 2016.
As a 15-time Global Volunteer, Tim has served children and families on diverse projects all over the world. With an MBA in organizational management, Tim researches and resolves contractual issues for Triumph Aerospace Structures in Hawthorne, CA. He says his training prepares him for serving a larger goal through short-term projects with Global Volunteers. Read about Tim’s travels here.