Events

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Meet the Roadies!

Hooray for fall! We love this season… Pumpkin Spice lattes are back AND it’s time for our Fall Tour! We’re sending our student reps (or as we like to call them, “Roadies”) on a high school tour that will spread the Roadtrip Nation message to students far and wide. The Roadies will be conducting events and talking to students to get them excited about their futures and the opportunities that...

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Are You Afraid Of The… Future?

Hi blogosphere--Hannah here, wishing you a Happy (belated) Halloween! Over here at Roadtrip Nation, we’re big fans of the holiday. Dressing up in costumes for work? Check.   Halloween is all about scary stuff. Sometimes, stuff in our daily lives--like big life choices and taking risks--can seem just as frightening as Halloween ghosts, goblins, and zombies (like our production intern, Brittney).  Read More →

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Roadtrip Nation Heads to CGI America with Chicago students!

As you've probably caught on by now, here at Roadtrip Nation, we live to meet innovative thinkers and hear their life stories. It’s the foundation of our ethos, our raison d'etre--and it makes us giddy with excitement! This week, our insight receptors are on extra high alert because we’re going to be attending the Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) meeting in Chicago! This event geared towards social innovation convenes...

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Nate and Mariana go to 99U conference in New York!

      What is the 99U conference, you ask? It all stems from a Thomas Edison quote:   “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.”   Read More →

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Roadie Jungle Weekly Wrap Up #5

Greetings from Florida, Blogverse!   Jungle with the East Coast Roadie team, here to bring you the scoop of this past week’s happenings!  We are officially in Florida, the sunshine state…and boy is it sunny here! Read More →

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Our new Roadtrippers are here!

    THEY'RE HERE!!!!! The time has come, and our wonderful crew of roadtrippers, Zachariah, Megan, and Jackie have arrived and are getting ready to take off today to start their Roadtrip. They're about to embark on a 7-week journey across the country, and they'll be interviewing fascinating and influential Leaders from across the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). Today we send them off, but I want to share a...

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Local Students Attending CGI Alongside Roadtrip Nation Today!

Roadtrip Nation is attending the Clinton Global Initiative-America (CGI-A) Annual Meeting today. In an effort to help low-income students from at-risk communities re-engage in the workforce and in their futures, Brian McAllister, co-founder of Roadtrip Nation, will be participating in the “Reconnecting Youth” working group at the Clinton Global Initiative-America (CGI-A) Annual Meeting.   Read More →

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Roadtrip Nation Goes Live!

The cat is out of the bag! Roadtrip Nation has a new show, and we want you to call the shots! You vote on the Leader, then watch us Cold-Call them, and (fingers crossed) book them for a live interview!! [vimeo video_id="35404212" width="600" height="400" title="Yes" byline="Yes" portrait="Yes" autoplay="No" loop="No" color="00adef"] Read More →

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And We Called Her “Winnie”

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAbxLFmKEkI     Jason, Willie, and the rest of the Roadtrip Nation crew worked hard, burning the midnight oil to transform an old 1972 Winnebago into an event space for this year's Education Nation in New York City!   Read More →

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Ray shares what he learned at TEDx SoCal

Whenever we get to go out and speak on behalf of Roadtrip Nation at schools and events, the most comforting part about it is that I get to share my personal story. I don’t have to memorize and recite. I have the opportunity to recall, feel, and relive some of the most important events of my life.   Speaking at TEDxSoCal last week, the ballgame changed a bit. It was...

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