Harvard

Is Impact More Important Than Intent?

I spent the last week in orientation at the Harvard Kennedy School. While much of time was spent meeting my new classmates, talking about how to register for class, health services, facilities and libraries, we also had the chance to listen and engage in some interesting discussions. One point that really stuck with me from…… Continue reading Is Impact More Important Than Intent?

Harvard

I’m a Master’s Student at the Harvard Kennedy School

Five days ago, I arrived in Boston with my life packed up in three bags, and thanks to Amazon, I had a mattress, sheets and towels waiting for me in the lobby of my student housing. After moving every year for the past 6 years (Atlanta, San Francisco, Nairobi, Bogota, NYC x2), it thankfully does…… Continue reading I’m a Master’s Student at the Harvard Kennedy School

Intentionality

The 6th Love Language of Voss: Exercise

My brother was convinced growing up that if he didn’t exercise, then his body would not burn calories, and thus he would not need any food. While he realized at some point this was a lie, I still woke up at 8am this morning in Colorado after a 12-mile hike yesterday to find my brother…… Continue reading The 6th Love Language of Voss: Exercise

Travel

10 Days in the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)

Two weeks ago, I didn’t know anything about the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. I couldn’t have even told you which ones were where, anything about the food the people there eat, their history, nothing really… Santiago and I decided to do a 10-day trip to learn more about these countries that neither…… Continue reading 10 Days in the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)