Zai Jian // See You Again: Post-Trip Reflection

Going to China for Spring Break was an unforgettable experience. I loved everything about the trip (except for squatty potties). I loved the sights, the food, the language, and of course, the people. Let’s start off this reflection by answering some quick hot seat questions. Favorite food? Peking Duck, but Ding Tai Fung soup dumplings…

Back to My Roots: Pre-Departure Reflection

I find the entire idea of how much China has developed hard to wrap my head around until I actually arrive and see it for myself. We take off for China tomorrow! Before we take off, I wanted to take some time to reflect on what I’ve learned while preparing for this trip. Initially, my…

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…

Bringing It All Together

“Blessed are those who flexible.” – Ms. Roussel, my religion teacher joking about the Beatitudes *not physically flexible Key Lesson: Pivot As annoyed as I am about how much this class overuses this word, I’ve come to understand and appreciate its meaning. Pivot, also known as flexibility and adaptability, is important in all situations. It’s…

#BuenoChau

The title of this blog post represents the struggle with the language barrier, but also, all the jokes and laughter we shared. #muchosiiiiii (mucho creds to David)   Reflecting on the past week in Bolivia from my room back in Pittsburgh, the experience so close to my heart seems farther away than than I’d like….

“Oh the Places You’ll Go!” – T-5days

“You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!” There are great sights to see and interesting people to meet, as depicted in Dr. Seuss’ children’s book, but inevitably, there will also be challenges that push us to grow and become more than we already. Travelling…

From Canada, To Bolivia! – An Introduction

My name is Kimi Wong and I’m really looking forward to my service learning trip to Bolivia this Spring Break. My journey with social justice began in high school, and I’m excited to see how my two passions for business and social justice will interact on this trip. I was born and raised in Vancouver, BC,…