Observations of the education forum

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…

Hiking El Yunque

When visiting Puerto Rico, the first recommendation one receives regarding things to do is El Yunque! The hike was strenuous, but the rewards were amazing! Once I reached the peak of the mountain, I joined dozens of people in the freezing cold water to recuperate, relax, and take in nature’s beauty. It was somewhat nostalgic…

MAIGC Girl in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is amazing!!! I landed a couple of days ago, and everyone has treated me beautifully! I’m only here for a short week, but feel right at home. I can feel the distinct Latin culture that is so vibrant and proud. In the major cities, most people speak English. When I ventured into some of…