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Black Principal Creates Business That Merges Travel And Education In Developing Countries

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Black Principal Creates Business That Merges Travel And Education In Developing Countries

Written By NewsOne Staff

A Black Harvard graduate has found a way to turn her passion for traveling the globe and giving back into a business. Chandell Stone created Destination Teach; a program that promotes education in developing countries around the world, Black Enterprise reported.

Launched in 2014, Destination Teach takes people of color on excursions that merge cultural exploration and education, the news outlet writes. During the eight-day trips, travelers serve as guest teachers at schools. Destination Teach also partners with schools in underserved and underdeveloped countries to provide students with supplies and scholarships. Stone—a Bronx principal—has led trips to places that include Haiti, Nairobi, and Morocco.

She says that she was inspired to launch Destination Teach due to the lack of racial representation within international volunteer programs. “At Destination Teach, we believe that diversifying travel cohorts allows for pertinent cross-cultural dialogue, and presents a more realistic representation of America to global communities,” reads the program’s website. “We …

 

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