Some Final Thoughts on my Matelot Experience

As we finish putting the final touches on our presentation, it is hard to believe that my journey through the global servicing learning course is coming to an end in just two short weeks. Anticipation to go to Matelot quickly turned into excitement to now reflecting and appreciating the experiences I was given throughout this…

No One Left Behind: My Time in Matelot

As I sat in the Piarco Airport in the Port of Spain late Friday night, all I could think about was going home to shower and sleep. Over twenty-four house later as I sit in my apartment reminiscing on the experience I just received one-line sticks in my mind “No one left behind.” This is…

One Week Remaining: Anticipation for Matelot.

In less than a week, I will be starting to build relationships with the members of the DORCAS Women’s Group in Matelot, Trinidad. Our group is in the third phase of a ten-year project that is making strides towards eco-tourism. The community of Matelot does not currently have the capacity to sustain ecotourism, so taking…

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…

Counting Down to Matelot: An Introduction.

Hello everyone! My name is Niamh Dawson and in just over a month I will be traveling to Matelot, a small rural town in the sistering islands of Trinidad and Tobago with my Global Service Learning class. This experience was introduced to me through the Certificate of Leadership and Ethics, a three-year program that focuses…