Buddy Bomze

Buddy is passionate about engineering and the environment. He participated in high school robotics and plans to continue pursuing similar hobbies in college. Buddy was also on his schools Envirothon team, studying forestry and current environmental issues. Buddy was also a member of his school’s ultimate frisbee team, and always enjoys the chance to throw a frisbee with friends. His goals for the year are to understand and adapt to a new culture, explore a new part of the world, and to grow his communication skills. Buddy is inspired by the complex relationships in nature that humans do and do not understand.


The Diaspora

When I was in Hebrew school, my friends taught me a song about how you could always find Jews wherever you were. I have since forgotten how it goes, but the positive notion of identifying as a diaspora Jew stuck with me. As I traveled to the JCC in Krakow, Poland and to Israel where…

14 January, 2020

The First Day of School

You know that feeling before the first day of school? Well on the Saturday morning that I was first dropped off with my host family, I was more nervous than I think I will ever be again. There were six fellows in the van with me that morning, as well as our team leader. We…

02 December, 2019

Just A Soccer Game

Today was the third day of Global Citizen Year’s Global Launch. At Global Launch I have been exposed to a caliber of diversity unlike anything I ever imagined. I could go on to explain all of the interesting learning we have been doing about the world around us and how we interact with it, but…

30 August, 2019

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