PLP Passport Project: Child Development in Colombia

1460 Gutsy Hours Occupying space at the airport has never been more challenging. From the moment I checked-in this morning, I felt like I was in someone’s way, constantly saying “excuse me…oops, I didn’t see you there. Yikes.” The morning has been perfectly reminiscent of the last time that I traveled abroad and alone. Recently I was… Read More PLP Passport Project: Child Development in Colombia

PLP Passport Project: Tourism, Human Capital and Capitalism in Cuban Society

In March of 2016, a fellow PLP student and myself were given the opportunity by the PLP Passport Fund and the DU Partners in Scholarship Fund to conduct research in Havana, Cuba for two weeks. As a team with background in Economics, International Studies, and Sociology, we set out to get a look into the… Read More PLP Passport Project: Tourism, Human Capital and Capitalism in Cuban Society

PLP Passport Project: Partners in Development Service Trip – Guatemala

Partners in Development in San Antonio, Guatemala Over the summer of 2016, I had the opportunity to travel to the impoverished area of San Antonio, Guatemala to work alongside local residents and a branch of Partners in Development (PiD), an organization whose mission is to give back to underprivileged areas of the world.  Upon my… Read More PLP Passport Project: Partners in Development Service Trip – Guatemala