Jackie Brown

Raised in the small town of Hudson, MA, Jackie is an optimistic and light-hearted girl who loves to play sports. She was the captain for her soccer team and has done gymnastics for as long as she can remember. She created a sports equipment drive in her town to give less privileged children the opportunity to participate in activities they might not otherwise be able to afford.



So I’m back in the states at re-entry training! I’m sharing a video with you all that I made a long time ago of my host sister. Being away from her for almost a week now, I miss her dearly and am often thinking of her. So I just wanted to share how amazing she…

02 May, 2013


This is a speech I gave at one of our recent seminars. Even since I gave this speech I have seen improvement in both my classes and patience… I’d say it’s safe to say there is correlation between the two. About four months ago we were all sitting on the grassy field of Stanford. We all…

09 January, 2013

Day in Yambiro!

My average day in my community of Yambiro, Ecuador! Hope you enjoy 🙂 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoWqKJoQzOU&feature=youtu.be

29 November, 2012

My First Video!

Hello all! Here is a video that describes a little bit of my first month here in Ecuador. Hope you enjoy!   Also, people have asked for my address. So anyone who would like to mail anything, please send it to: Jackie Brown Global Citizen Year Hernado de la Cruz N31-37 y Mariana de Jesus Quito,…

15 October, 2012

Desire to Learn

I never thought I would wake up every day with my driving motive to get out of bed to be to go to class. Growing up it never seemed to be quite this, and I always I had to find other reasons to peel my eyes open and get the day started. I never minded…

02 October, 2012

A Whole New Style

I just received my packing list for next year: no sleeveless shirts, no shorts, one towel. If the people in Ecuador saw how I am dressed today they would consider me rude and disrespectful. I am in my usual attire of a pair of athletic shorts and a t-shirt but soon I will be saying…

10 July, 2012

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