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Reflections on the White House Travel Blogger Summit on Study Abroad & Global Citizenship

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It's been a full week since I returned home after a whirlwind 40 hours in Washington, D.C., to attend the White House Travel Blogger Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship. To recap, 100 travel bloggers and digital influencers were invited to the White House by the National Security Council and the Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs, to learn about U.S. Government initiatives and discuss strategies for encouraging American students to study, volunteer, and work abroad. Associated activities included a networking breakfast at the W Hotel, whose POV restaurant's rooftop lounge has an awesome view of the White House and Washington Monument, as well as lunch at the stately National Press Club, where we heard from the CEO of Hostelling International USA Russ Hedge, as well [Read more]

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