Posts tagged "experience"

From the Archives: Eight Women You Should Know!

From legendary political rights activists, to Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, to postdocs at MIT, our Interview Archive is packed full of some pretty amazing women. So this month—for International Women’s Month!—we wanted to take the time to highlight a few of the trailblazing, butt-kicking heroines whose inspirational stories are an integral part of our archive:   Mariette DiChristina: Editor in Chief, ‘Scientific American’   You wouldn’t be crazy to assume that...

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Moments from the Road, by the Roadtrip Nation Crew

Today we're rolling out another webisode special from Beyond the Dream, our upcoming documentary about three young adult immigrants—who have only temporary protection from deportation—as they navigate the uncertainty of their twenties…and of their legal status. The newest mini-episode is about a very important—and very messy—part of the Dream Team's daily life on the road: dumping the RV's sewage tanks. To show solidarity, we asked the crew here at Roadtrip Nation to share some of their greatest, weirdest, or...

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First-Gen Roadtrip: Favorite Moments

The First-Gen Roadtrip is well on its way! The team has covered a lot of mileage, and interviewed some amazing folks along the way. We asked each of the road-trippers to share a little bit about their favorite experiences from the road thus far:   Felipe:   My favorite experience so far has been whitewater rafting. I rode the bull, which means that I sat in front of the raft...

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Bucket Lists

Hey blogosphere! This week we're talking about bucket lists—the stuff we want to accomplish/see/be/experience most in our lives! What are your biggest goals? What’s the stuff that will fulfill you so that you don’t look back on your life with regret? Our resident chalk expert Ryan drew up this awesome design to help get you brainstorming on the topic. Read More →

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Meet Olivia our newest Roadtripper!

  Olivia, Ed, and Tele’jon will be heading out in the GreenRV this summer to take on the Open Road. But until they pack up their bags, let’s get to know them a little better. We caught up with Olivia to ask her a few questions about her life and the upcoming trip.   Tell us a little bit about yourself.   Living by the values I believe in is...

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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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Featured Musicians: Bears

This week I spoke with Charlie from the band Bears, whose music is featured in the credits of every episode in Roadtrip Nation: Season Seven. He gave me some great advice on songwriting. I'm extremely stubborn and independent, so whenever I go to write a song, or do anything for that matter, I never want help from anyone--I always feel like I have to do it myself. But Charlie made...

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It’s Your Chance To Hit the Road with Roadtrip Nation!

It’s your chance for the opportunity to take a six-week Roadtrip during the summer of 2011 across the country in our Green RV interviewing inspirational Leaders from all walks of life. Your journey will be documented on film and broadcast on public television stations across the nation for our annual TV series! Read More →

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The Roadies Are Back!

  Fall Tour 2010 has officially concluded! Roadie teams Mac and Cheesy Tentative and Supernova have made it back to the office with a super successful Fall Tour behind them. I had the great honor of riding around with the teams for five of the six weeks of the tour and had the privilege of seeing Roadtrip Nation spreading and impacting students all over the country.   Read More →

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Roadtrip Nation and America’s Promise Alliance

Annie and I just returned from Hershey, Pa., where we participated in Building a Grad Nation, a symposium put on by the America's Promise Alliance at the incredible Milton Hershey School.   At the symposium, we had the pleasure to meet with student recipients of the My Idea grants as well as the Alliance Featured Communities. The kids were incredible!   Read More →

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