Coming to the End of the Road in GSL

The lessons I learned throughout this experience almost entirely relate back to transferrable skills. Transferable skills are things that cannot be taught in the classroom, but you need to learn through your experiences. This class has strengthened my transferable skills not only because of the in-country component, but because of the way the project was…

A week of liming… and building local capacity

  It’s hard to put into words just how amazing the past week in Trinidad was. Before we left, I had no idea what to expect. The experience I had was above and beyond my wildest dreams. When we began traveling together, our group of 8 were classmates. Now, traveling back, we are friends. Building…

To the world! (In 5 days)

With the in-country portion of the GSL course rapidly approaching, everything we are doing to prepare holds more weight. Getting to talk with some of the women in the DORCAS women’s group on the phone also helped the reality set in that we are actually going to be traveling to the place we have spent…

Meet the Pitt Business Student Bloggers for Spring Break 2019!

Meet the Spring Break 2019 Pitt Business Student Bloggers: Spring Break Bloggers Meet the GSL Bolivia Student Bloggers: Spring Break 2019 Bloggers: Nicholas Grimes | Cross Kotrozo | Holly Linder | Haley McArthur | Gemma Skidmore | Camryn Ward See all the GSL Bolivia blogs by clicking here. Meet the GSL Puerto Rico Student Bloggers: Spring…

Spring Break in Trinidad

My name is Ellie Stroh and I am a sophomore here at Pitt! I was born in Portland, Oregon but I have lived most of my life in a small town in Vermont. Coming from a rural part of an already very small state has shaped me in many ways. My decision to come to…