What are the benefits to the students from participating?

Students have the potential to be ambassadors and leaders within their own community and the world. By connecting to students around the world, they are able to break down stereotypes, develop curiosity in foreign cultures, and work together in new, diverse ways. They become active citizens engaged in building the world they’d like to live in, right now. Students gain great benefits and improve skills from this program which include:

  • Cultural competency
  • Empathy
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Communications skills
  • Collaboration
  • Writing and research skills
  • Global leadership
  • Active listening abilities