Not only do our students get to experience a life-changing trip, we also place them on a path to career fulfillment in sustainability & give them a group to call family. These are their stories...
"My experience in Peru solidified my graduate work to focus on water."
"I hope to expand people's knowledge about the the unique programs TGP has to offer and hopefully give people an outlet to explore their interests in this field in a hands on setting rather than just learning about it in a classroom setting."
"I want to educate the human race on how each person can live a sustainable life, and how to care for the earth and all of its natural resources."
"Zero waste and minimizing waste production is a passion of mine. I want to help to make the "Zero Waste Lifestyle" a social norm."
"I want to make sustainability and caring for the environment a popular subject by spreading awareness and sharing my passion of caring for the earth we all share."
"Small changes such as bringing a reusable water bottle with you can make such a huge impact on the places you travel to and the people you meet. A small change can be the beginning of something huge."
"I would like to spread the love and joy from having a connection with the world and inspire others to look beyond the generic expectations of what it means to be successful and a human."
"I want to be able to say that I had a part in preserving natural areas where I live and help to foster a love for the outdoors and nature. I want to play a role toward transitioning our current society toward renewable energies and mitigation of climate change."
"I want to be a leader in the sustainability world so I can educate others on the value of living a sustainable lifestyle. Achieving this at a global level would mean a lot to me because sustainability issues are felt worldwide."
"I want the leave the world with much better built environments for people to inhabit, which I believe starts with innovative material use, renewable energy, and smart and resilient city planning."
"I want to work in a position where I can help make my community more sustainable and actually see the direct results of my work."
"I make a point to take in the sustainable practices of every country I visit and try to apply it to the US."
"Education is the most important tool we have against climate change, the more educated people are, the more likely they are to make a positive difference."