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Shovel (not quite) Ready!

Published by Amanda Beach, Duke Women's Cross Country & Track and Field
Before we departed for ACE, there were several meetings, presentations, and webinars to get us acquainted with Peru and with…
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El Poder del Lenguaje

Published by Emily Schultz, Stanford Women's Softball
Throughout my 3 weeks in Cusco, Peru, the most rewarding moments were those that sparked a conversation through the Spanish…
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The Best Advice

Published by Madison Dunk, Duke Women's Lacrosse
Going into the ACE program, we received thorough training and countless pieces of advice, both applying to the general ACE…
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Delving into the Foundation of the Culture of Pongobamba

Published by Kelsey McGinley (Stanford Women's Rowing) and Brittany Kampfer (Duke Women's Swimming & Diving)
Through interactions with both CBC and the Pongobamba community during our first week, we experienced firsthand different aspects of their…
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Meet our Community Partners

Published by Emily Klingaman (Stanford Softball) & Carly Perri (Duke Women's Swimming and Diving)
Our ACE team here in Cusco, Peru is part of a community development program run by GVI, which is responsible…
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Connecting with the Kids

Published by Areta Buness (Stanford Women's Lacrosse) and Josh Romine (Duke Men’s Track & Field and Cross Country)
Our ACE team is spending three weeks at the China Exploration and Research Society (CERS) Zhongdian Center, just outside of…
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Connecting With Culture

Published by Nate Hartley (Duke Men’s Swimming and Diving) and Carolina Sculti (Stanford Women’s Swimming and Diving)
We arrived in Shangri-La almost one week ago, where we are staying at the Chinese Exploration & Research Society Center…
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Video: “ACE 2018: 21 Days in China”

Published by Isabella Duan, Stanford Women's Lightweight Rowing
In the Hong Kong airport, awaiting the flight that would return us to the United States, everyone agreed that July 14 (the…
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Passion and Inspiration

Published by Meible Chi, Duke Women's Tennis
After being accepted into the ACE in China program, I was ecstatic. One of my major inspirations for applying to…
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