Meet our heroes
They work tirelessly to make our international experience possible because they believe that great leaders are best developed in the classroom of life.
WEBBER J. CHARLES
Ransom Everglades Site Director, Breakthrough Miami
"Education has less to do with ivory towers and impressive faculty as it has more to do with the books we read and the places we travel. Travel challenges personal truths, shapes our understanding of the world, our place in it, all while giving credence to the possibility of 'other.' Such reflection is necessary in the development of global citizenry. The Nyah Project meets this need in contemporary education."
MEGAN A. BUCHANAN
Consultant, AETATIS LLC
“Every pivotal moment in my Life thus far has been heavily influenced and molded by travel. I am purposeful in my intent to ensure that every young person has the opportunity to venture outwards beyond the familiar, and gain perspective on their own power & impact.”
Principal and CTO, Tesser Health
Chair - Board of Directors, Engage Miami
“Since receiving a transformative educational experience, I have committed my life to the intersection of education and social change.”
Florida International University
MAVEN Leadership Collective
"I believe my work with youth aligns with the mission to awaken leaders. In addition, I have and seen first hand the impact of the fellows experience, when they have returned home, in expanding their world view and increasing self-awareness."