The presentation and the party

It has been a couple of weeks since our our CAP wrapped up but the memories are still afresh – maybe because I backpacked for a week after CAP.  The last day of our CAP was sort of anti-climax as we geared for our final presentations to our clients. The first couple of presentations were from the…

Lessons Learned from Sweden

It’s hard to imagine, but our CAP experience has now been over for a week.  The final days in Stockholm were a blur.  We arrived directly at an event sponsored by the U.S. Embassy, with the remainder of our days filled with site visits (including meeting with the sustainability department at H&M) and cultural tours. …

This is it!

I’m writing this last blog from the comfort of my home in North Carolina as time and internet access did not permit for me to relay our last hoorah live from Brazil.  Perhaps the extra time will give me added perspective of the whole experience! We disembarked and said goodbye to our 3 day bedroom/living…

That’s how you do it…

It was time. Ford Otosan and Acibadem were ready and so were we. The teams that worked with Ford Otosan were to present on Thursday and the Acibadem team on Friday. Our hotel lobby resembled the GWU library the night before a final. We were told that we needed to prepare two presentations – One,…

Quite a run… We’ll be back.

Reflecting on the last two weeks in Mumbai, words can’t convey what a truly remarkable experience it was (but I’ll give it a shot).  Learning how business is done in other countries and being able to offer a valuable deliverable to our client only begins to scratch the surface of it.  I’ve gotten to know…

I’m on a Boat!

I just arrived from the long awaited boat ride to the amazon communities of Ana, Atodi and Arimum.  These communities are directly related to each of our projects and so we had the opportunity to finalize our field research with the locals.  But perhaps more importantly we got to discover a new civilization and a…