Ina was inspired to take her Global Citizen Year after a summer in Nicaragua with Amigos de las Americas left her wanting to explore more of the world. Driven by her curiosity, Ina is a builder, history lover, and avid language learner. At her high school she has participated in Model UN, FIRST Robotics, and Track & Field. She is very passionate about education and developing alternative ways of learning outside of the classroom setting, and hopes to one day become an educator to help lead the way in her community.
My journey with Global Citizen Year started with a neon green sticky note. I was leaving the Summer Search office one fall afternoon, and a mentor stopped me. He asked about my experiences in Nicaragua the previous summer and how I felt since coming back. I told him about the amazing things that I had…
17 July, 2012