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Emily Brett

Hailing from Derby, England, Emily has had a life filled with adventure ever since she can remember. Now living in Cleveland, Ohio, Emily attended Laurel School where she was the President of the Model United Nations Delegation and the Awareness Alliance. Her intense curiosity about sustainable international development and budding economic regions led her to study in Washington D.C. at The School for Ethics and Global Leadership (SEGL) her junior year. Through SEGL, Emily traveled to Rwanda in the July of 2012 to study genocide prevention and restorative justice. During her time in Ecuador in the coming year, Emily hopes to gain Spanish fluency as well as truly immerse herself in the culture and lifestyle of the country.


We Speak Up

February 3, 2014

*** As fellows of Global Citizen Year we are expected to participate in a “Speak Up” presentation. This leadership challenge not only allows fellows to share personal stories, idea or thoughts with the cohort, but also allows us to develop crucial critical thinking and public speaking skills. While in Ayampe, last weekend for Training Seminar...

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Climbing Mountains

October 30, 2013

It was on the way down that I noticed, the beauty that was surrounding me, it was unbelievable! The orchids, the animals, the scenery were all so overwhelming. Earlier that week the Cazuay Team and I had left our designated locations for Training Seminar Zero. We were headed to Tarqui, about 35/40 minutes outside the...

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A Seed.

October 2, 2013

There was an unusual buzz in the room as I was making my all too familiar turkey and swiss sandwich, I heard that there was going to be a presentation that day over lunch. I sat down and began to eat my sandwich quickly as I knew I also had to go to church that...

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