Cultural Awareness

I walked into the Microsoft Education Puerto Rico 2017 Forum feeling quite American, which can sometimes equate to superiority. I was quickly humbled when I was handed the conference agenda, which was in Spanish ONLY! As I approached each of the colorful booths, I was greeted with happy and inviting smiles, only to hear the…

MAIGC Girl in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is amazing!!! I landed a couple of days ago, and everyone has been beautiful! I’m only here for a short week, but feel right at home. Although this is a U.S. territory, I can feel the Latino culture. in the major cities, most people speak English. Venture into some of the neighborhoods, and…

Memories to Last a Lifetime

The most memorable experience for me on the SEAM trip was the walk down the bridge in Hangzhou near the West Lake and climbing up the Great Wall of China. The walk down the bridge had no particular story or event that took place, however the scenery I do not believe I will ever forget.…