Juliana Trujillo Mesa


One Final Capstone Reflection

I perceive my life in terms of colors: about the contrast between them, how they make other colors pop out and how together they create beautiful things. Colors can come in landscapes, in marvelous structures, in people, in memorable moments and outstanding ideas. If there was a time in my life where I learned all…

08 June, 2018

From UWC to Global Citizen Year

Juliana is a Mahindra United World College of India graduate student from the class of 2017. She completed her Global Citizen From-UWC-to-Global-Citizen-Year.pdf

24 May, 2018


  20th       of           M           A             R             C             H INTERNATIONAL             DAY       OF          HAPPINESS   The 20th of March I decided to reflect of 10 things that made this Global Citizen the happiest FELLOW in Brazil. I put the list in a small visual presentation with the intention to show some snapshots of my life there. Today,…

16 May, 2018

Writing while experiencing mixed emotions, I want to feel at home

So here I am, back to Colombia, trying to put into blogs the last eight months of my life. This has proven to be an extremely hard task as while I try to adapt to my new life in a country that doesn’t quite feel like my own anymore every time I think of Brazil…

25 April, 2018

My Community

When I was asked to deliver a speak-up about my community I felt conflicted about what I defined as my community. So I decided to look it up and Dictionary.com gave me this: “Community: A social group of any size whose members reside in a specific locality, share government, and often have a common cultural…

12 February, 2018

So this is how it happened, my Global Family is expanding into Brazil!

Looking back, I will never forget the day when while having what seemed to be a typical afternoon in UWC Mahindra College, right before everyone gets really busy and emails cease to be checked, an email changed it all.  I opened an email that sparked my curiosity as it contained a document which explained how…

31 August, 2017

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Juliana Trujillo Mesa