Carly Nolan

Carly is passionate about helping people. She is involved in her school's track and field team and music program. She also helps out at summer coding camps for young students. Her goals for the year are to learn a new language and make a difference. Her favorite quote is "Anything is possible if you've got enough nerve."


Things That Happen When You Start Hanging Out With Locals

–You will pick up on slang and start using random Hindi and Marathi in your everyday language. Here are some examples:"Take nah?": Indians add "nah" at the end of almost all their sentences, you will do it too."Haan": Yes"Kya hua?": What happened?/what's up?"Kya?": What?"Theek hai":…

23 January, 2020

Monday Morning

Monday morning begins at 05:30. My morning is slow and filled with lots of tasks that don’t take much thinking. I get dressed in my work clothes: a kurta and leggings, before I make my way to the washroom to brush my teeth and hair,…

23 December, 2019

An Invitation

Dear The Friends and Family Who Are Requesting More Blog Posts,      I invite you all to step into my shoes:      I come from a place, a family, a community of people who have not seen the world and believe so much…

27 October, 2019

Indian Hospitals and Adrak Chai

My first month here in India, in regards to health, has been an interesting experience to say the least. I have consistently been a favorite snack for Pune’s entire mosquito population, been to the hospital twice, been prescribed 7 different medications, and drank a few…

02 October, 2019

5th Time’s a Charm

I’ve tried writing this blog post 4 times before now. I wanted to write about how Global Launch has been culture shock in itself with all the different, and very strongly opinionated, people about to embark on their own bridge years. I wanted to write…

11 September, 2019

Preparing To Leave And The Goodbyes That Come With

     There’s been a lot of tears shed in the days leading up to my flight to San Francisco for global launch. Saying goodbye for now to my friends proved to be way more difficult than anticipated and they just got harder as my…

29 August, 2019

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