Our storytellers in Episode 26 are:
Carol is a culture anthropologist at the University of Colorado-Boulder. She is the Associate Director for the Global Studies Academic Program, Faculty-in-Residence for the Sustainability and Social Innovation Academic Program, and directs a summer study abroad program in the Yungas of Bolivia. Carol serves on the Global Volunteers Board and chairs the Reaching Children’s Potential Committee.
Maggie is Global Volunteers’ Ecuador & Costa Rica Country Manager. When she isn’t leading teams, she produces online strategies to engage new volunteers. Maggie earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Global Studies and Spanish from the University of Minnesota, for which she studied development in Costa Rica and Ecuador. A native of Minnesota, Maggie has resided in Ecuador since 2003.
Emily is a holistic health practitioner and nutrition teacher in San Diego, California. Emily participated in her first service program this summer in Tanzania and fell in love with the experience and Global Volunteers Philosophy of Service. She not only plans to return to Ipalamwa but is also slated to train to be a Volunteer Team Leader.