Our storytellers in Episode 9 are:
Joe’s Global Volunteering passion is Africa – Ghana and Tanzania. Joe also has served with Habitat for Humanity in Botswana, Brazil, Cambodia, Ghana, Malawi, Mongolia, Romania, and Senegal. He has over 30 years of senior healthcare experience as a Psychologist and in executive administration. He holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and a Masters and Ph.D. in clinical psychology, with an emphasis in pediatric psychology.
Mike is a second-year student double-majoring in Civil Engineering and Economics and a Resident Assistant and Scholar at Northwestern University. He and Elisa (below) were co-leaders for a 2017 alternative spring break to Cuba with Global Volunteers. As a campus tour guide, he promotes the university and the College of Engineering to prospective students.
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.
Gila is a a speech-language pathologist living on Long Island, New York, practicing over 25 years with a specialty in Early Intervention, children ages 0-3 years of age. Her passion is empowering families to help their children reach their full potential. Glia has served on Global Volunteers St. Lucia and Tanzania programs, and is instrumental on the Reaching Children’s Potential Advisory Committee.