Volunteer Alliance Ambassadors

“Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, only with what you are expecting to give, which is everything.” -Katharine Hepburn In 2007, I co-founded an organization called Volunteer Alliance with a small group of inspiring new friends and co-workers in Tanzania. We wanted to start a movement of empowered and…

Goodbye Babu.

Yesterday I sat at my computer for most of the day, angry to be locked inside writing graduate school papers while white sand beaches and Dar’s infinite adventures waited just outside the door. I checked my email every so often, looking for a distraction. In the small gmail chat box, I saw a name appear…

Beginnings

Miriam Beard once said, “Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change, deep and permanent, that goes on in the ideas of living.” After visiting several countries, tasting the sweet delight of gelato in Italy, chasing an orange-streaked sunset down to smoky dusk on a bicycle in Tanzania, touching the…