PLP Passport Project: Generally Speaking – Observations from the Shanghai Consulate’s General Service Intern

As the plane touched down on a muggy evening in Shanghai, I stared out of my window, eager to view the country I would call home for five months. “Oh, it looks like a city.” I felt foolish as those words ran through my head. Of course it looked like a city, in fact, the… Read More PLP Passport Project: Generally Speaking – Observations from the Shanghai Consulate’s General Service Intern

PLP Passport Project: Malaria Prevention and General Hygiene Education in Rural Kenya

This June I had the opportunity to return to Kilgoris, Kenya with The Kilgoris Project (TKP). While I was there I facilitated leadership enrichment workshops, taught various classroom lessons, and assisted with student health examinations and the administering of various medications at each of the TKP campuses. When asked about my time in Kilgoris, I… Read More PLP Passport Project: Malaria Prevention and General Hygiene Education in Rural Kenya

PLP Passport Project: Denver District Attorney Victim Advocate

This spring I had the incredible opportunity to intern at the Denver District Attorney’s Office. I worked for three months with the victim advocates department in the Family Violence Unit. This was a wonderful professional and personal opportunity and was made possible entirely by the PLP Passport Fund. My experience at the office lasted three… Read More PLP Passport Project: Denver District Attorney Victim Advocate

PLP Passport Project: AIESEC Internship with Escuela Martin Buber in Buenos Aires

One key lesson I have taken away from my first two years in the Pioneer Leadership Program is that the greatest leaders are able to make the most out of what is given to them. Some of the best examples of what I would consider leadership occurred when someone was faced with the unexpected but… Read More PLP Passport Project: AIESEC Internship with Escuela Martin Buber in Buenos Aires