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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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7 Days, 7 Lessons Learned

Published by Jacie Lemos, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
1. History is important.  In the first week of this program, much of our schedule has been centered around learning…
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Looking Back and Moving Forward

Published by Taylor Lallas, Stanford Women's Tennis
In our pre-departure meetings for the ACE program, I recall Emily Durham, our dedicated program director, telling us that “ACE…
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Coming Home

Published by Chelsea Red-Horse Mohl, Stanford Women's Beach Volleyball
These past three weeks in South Africa have been both filled with ups and downs and experiences that will forever…
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The Land of a Thousand Tongues

Published by Teaghan Cowles, Stanford Women's Softball
Spend one day in South Africa and you can experience all four seasons; spend an hour and you might hear…
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An Evening in Bo-Kaap

Published by Maya Jackson, Stanford Women's Softball
The rainbow of houses stands out in Cape Town's grey cityscape. Up a steep side street, bold hues of pink, green, blue,…
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Chit Chat with the Founder

Published by Patrick Gibson, Stanford Men's Cross Country
I’ve tried to write this blog entry a couple of different times, and each of them has felt wrong and/or…
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A New Meaning of Humbled

Published by Alexa Romano, Stanford Women's Basketball
As student athletes, we are all too familiar with the world humble. We have coaches reminding us to stay humble…
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Wow.

Published by Ryan Smith, Stanford Men's Volleyball
Much has happened over the past three weeks. Even now as I am writing this on a plane back to…
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Not Marble, nor the Gilded Monuments

Published by Maddy Berkson, Stanford Women's Track & Field
The first few English classes Jake and I taught were pretty rough. We came up with some lame activities, without…
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