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Women Empowering Women

Shannon Tebbetts, a spring and fall 2010 alumna, was featured in The Traveling School’s 2019 Impact Report as an Alumnae Changemaker.    Her story below:    Changemaker Status:  Public Health Champion, Seattle, WA Her Passions: Women's health Promoting health equity Access to outdoor spaces The Traveling School Spark:  "My Traveling School semester acted as a [...]

By | 2019-11-27T13:34:28-07:00 November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making Waves

Emelia Von Saltza, a spring 2013 alumna, was featured in The Traveling School’s 2019 Impact Report as an Alumnae Changemaker.    Her story below:    Changemaker Status:  Environmental Economist and Big Wave Surfer, Oahu, HI Her Passions:  Climate Change Carbon neutrality Surfing epically big waves The Traveling School Spark: "The Traveling School taught me to [...]

By | 2019-11-27T13:21:35-07:00 November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Self-Made CEO

Amsara Holly, a fall 2009 alumna, was featured in The Traveling School’s 2019 Impact Report as an Alumnae Changemaker.    Her story below:    Changemaker Status:  Entrepeneur, Los Angeles, CA  Her Passions: Police Brutality Women's Empowerment Black Lives Matter The Traveling School Spark:  "The Traveling School greatly influenced the person I am today. A fire [...]

By | 2019-11-27T13:05:39-07:00 November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One Dress for a Semester

Adelle Welch, a spring 2019 alumna, was featured in The Traveling School's 2019 Impact Report as an Alumnae Changemaker.  Her story below:  Changemaker Status: High School Senior, Livingston, MT. Her Passions:  Renewable Energy Responsible consumerism The Traveling School Spark: "The Traveling School challenged me to think about different perspectives in a more inclusive way. I [...]

By | 2019-11-27T12:39:15-07:00 November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alumna Spotlight: Grace Stopher

After ten years, Grace Stopher still remembers her semester with The Traveling School as a pivotal point in her educational career. She credits her semesters at The Traveling School as the reason for her ability to navigate new situations and fresh careers. “The empowering experience of being a student with The Traveling School laid the [...]

By | 2019-11-06T10:20:29-07:00 November 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alumna Spotlight: Emma Owens Receives Adventure Learning Grant

Upon returning from her Traveling School semester, Emma Owens realized a passion for learning in classrooms without walls.  Now, a student at Fairhaven college, Emma plans on taking her passion to India. As a recipient of the Adventure Learning Grant, Emma will travel around India studying their education system. “My project is a culmination of [...]

By | 2019-05-22T11:32:32-07:00 April 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Traveling School Impact: #StrongWomen

Alexa reflects on her Traveling School semester -- a decade later Alexa Wagner, TTS14 This upcoming fall marks my 10-year Traveling School anniversary. Sometimes, it feels so long ago that I was bumping along rural roads in southern Africa, or sitting around a campfire listening to Japhet and Crispen's stories. However, more often than not, [...]

By | 2019-05-01T12:46:07-07:00 April 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Traveling School Impact: #ToEachTheirOwn

When Erin Rose joined The Traveling School in 2017, she had no idea the impact an all-female, international semester would make on her world-view and future goals. After spending the semester traveling through South America, Erin Rose returned home to Atlanta, Georgia, but realized she wanted more out of her education. “I found that coming [...]

By | 2019-05-01T12:42:56-07:00 March 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Traveling School Impact: #GlobalHome

Three years ago, Simrill Smith hopped off a plane from a life-changing experience at The Traveling School’s 26th semester in southern Africa. Simrill remembers the inspiring classes and strong community that developed at The Traveling School with deep fondness. “My semester had the most amazing women on it whom I still talk to on a [...]

By | 2019-05-01T12:35:45-07:00 March 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments