Where There Be Dragons: Conversations on Place & Purpose podcast

Where There Be Dragons: Conversations on Place & Purpose

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​Welcome to the Dragons Podcast where we host conversations within the Dragons international  community exploring the boundaries of place and purpose. We are committed to cross-cultural education  as a tool for breaking down barriers and this series aims to contribute to Dragons mission of enhancing  understanding between people and communities around the world. To learn more about Where There Be Dragons, please visit https://www.wheretherebedragons.com

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    6. PEPY - On the Hope and Struggle for Education in Cambodia with Executive Director Sarakk Rith

    32:27

    PEPY - Promoting Education, epPowering Youth How does Dragons partner with PEPY? Where There Be Dragons programs in Cambodia spend time with PEPY to better understand the complexity of difficulties in the Cambodian education system How did the Cambodian genocide affect education for many generations? How does PEPY encourage the youth in Cambodia to dream bigger? How can a small NGO in Cambodia change your perspective? To find out more about PEPY, please visit http://pepyempoweringyouth.org/
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    5. Reed Hardwood - Dragons Executive Director

    43:49

    What events kickstarted Reed’s path to becoming the ED of Dragons? The role of Dragons in the lives of students and communities. How is a Dragons experience different for 15 year olds and 65 year olds? What Reed hopes Dragons students walk away with. How can Dragons diversify its student body? What makes Dragons approach to travel different and unique.
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    4. Gaining New Perspectives from Dragons Fund Alumni

    29:54

    What can we learn from homestays? Does processing a Dragons trip ever end? What big "ah-ha" moments did Lucie and Lydia have on their courses? What advice would they give to themselves before their Dragons trip? Advice on getting financial help for a Dragons trip through Dragons Fund. (The Dragons Fund is a program of the COMMON Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.)
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    3. Rich Brown - Journalist on Migration between Guatemala and the US

    35:29

    Who is coming to the southern US border, and why? What are migrants south of the US border fleeing? How did Rich end up becoming a journalist in Guatemala? How have decisions in the US impacted life in Guatemala? What is "The Forum on Migration"?
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    2. Claire Bennett - Learning Service vs Service Learning

    40:43

    What is Learning Service? How can we most sensibly do good abroad? What’s wrong with "voluntourism?" How do personal motivations affect volunteering?
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    1. Daughter & Mother Perspectives on Student & Adult Dragons Programs in Nepal

    33:00

    Seva goes to Nepal for a Dragons semester. Years later, her mother goes on a Dragons Program for adults. In this episode we discuss: The differences & similarities in Dragons experiences for a student & adult. What “immersion” really involves and looks like. The nature of time and depth of relationships built on programs. The difference between “going on vacation” and building relationships with people who have lives and culture different from your own. Favorite moments & mishaps. The mirror of travel upon your culture at home.

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