Working in Dublin (From Home)

My name is Aaryanna Dawson-Sarabia. I’m from Palos Verdes, California and I am a rising junior here at the University of Pittsburgh. At Pitt, I am in the College of Business Administration where I am pursuing majors in Finance and Supply Chain Management with a minor in French and a Certificate in Leadership and Ethics….

And that’s a Wrap

My experiences in my Global Service Learning have been interesting to say the least, and the class did not go at all how I expected. Due to the constantly evolving nature of this course, I was able to learn a few key lessons. The first of which is that life is unpredictable and has a…

From International Traveler to Online Learner

In my last blog post, I was eagerly awaiting our trip to Puerto Rico, but unfortunately, since then, a lot has changed: The coronavirus has become a widespread pandemic shutting down operations worldwide. When I first found out that we would not be traveling to Puerto Rico, I was obviously upset and my group was…

Puerto Rico Bound

With less than a week before our departure, I am so excited to finally get to work directly with Caras Con Causa and get a firsthand look at the environmental lab we have been working to promote as well as see the community of Catano, around which all of Caras’ efforts are centered. While my…

Que pasa, Puerto Rico?

My name is Aaryanna Dawson-Sarabia. I am a sophomore in the College of Business Administration here at Pitt. I’m majoring in Finance and Supply Chain Management, with a minor in French and a Certificate in Leadership and Ethics (CPLE). I am originally from Palos Verdes, California, which is a suburb on the coast outside of…