Hello! My name is Lucy Toppen, I am a third year environmental engineering student at Michigan Technological University with a passion for water and wastewater management and sustainability practices. I attended The Green Program's Peru trip in Spring of 2019, it was simply the most inspiring academic experience.
The trip opened my eyes to how understanding a culture enables sustainable infastructure and practices to take place and make meaningful change. I made the best professional and personal connections with the students and leaders I met on this trip and working on the Capstone project gave me tools I will use for the rest of my professional and academic career. TGP was life changing!
"After my trip to Peru with TGP I quickly realized that through all of my studies as an environmental engineer, sustainability was going to be a constant topic that ties everything together."