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Quick Facts

Destination: Georgetown, Guyana

Dates: Spring Break

Cost: $1500

Cost includes: airfare, meals, lodging, ground transportation, guides, admission fees, travel insurance, and administrative fees. 

Cost does not include: immunizations and visas.

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Meet Your Student Leaders!

Mehvish Jamal is a senior studying Economics and International Relations. She is passionate about using the power of entrepreneurship and innovation to address issues in inequality and environmental sustainability. Mehvish also participated in the 2014-2015 South Africa Alternative Break Program.

"I am beyond excited to guide students as they build lifelong relationships with community partners, engage with social justice issues both at home and abroad, and embrace the ubuntu philosophy!" 

Yasmine Yaiche is a senior studying Biology and Public Health, with hopes of utilizing those degrees towards Global Health research and learning. She is passionate about advancing health by thinking differently and looking at unique ways to implement positive change through an international perspective. Yasmine participated in the 2014-2015 Race and Gender Identity in Post-Apartheid South Africa Alternative Break Program.

"As a past participant, I am thrilled to now lead and learn alongside students as they embark on a journey that will allow them to create parallels between the program’s social justice themes in South Africa and the US - a learning experience that will be both innovative and fun!"