“Tell Your Story” is a regular series that features one of our Booth community members. In his or her own words, the contributor details their path to Booth and other interesting personal highlights.
Where are you originally from? And what did you do prior to Booth?
Continue reading Tell Your Story: Javier Mozo
I was born in Miranda de Ebro, a small city in northern Spain. As a child I lived in Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, and Pamplona, sparking my interest in visiting new places. Before coming to Booth, I worked at Airbus in France, Germany, and Spain. I started designing electrical systems for Airbus Helicopters, and I spent the last 3 years working as a manufacturing engineer in a military aircraft factory.
In New Zealand, “kia ora” is an informal greeting that comes
from the Māori,
the indigenous Polynesian people that discovered the country back in the
fourteenth century, and loosely means “be well.” It has been adopted by the
whole country and, as such, it was how we were greeted on Random Walk New
Zealand by almost everyone we met.
Continue reading Kia Ora! New Booth Students Travel to New Zealand
If you’d asked me at orientation where I thought I’d spend
spring break, I would not have guessed the Occupied Territories of Palestine. I
decided to go on Pal-Trek for a few reasons: learn more about the
Israel-Palestine conflict, talk to Palestinians to understand their
perspective, see the situation for myself and draw my own conclusions, and get
to know Palestine beyond the conflict and experience its culture.
Continue reading My Spring Break in Palestine
The group trip to Japan has always been a
popular one among students for Spring Break. During the week in between second
and third quarter, those who sign up for the Japan Trek travel together to
multiple cities throughout the country, including Osaka, Nara, Kyoto, and
Tokyo. This year’s Trek was a special one for multiple reasons. Read more below
to find out why!
Continue reading High Growth in Japan
During every school vacation at Booth, international students plan “treks” to show their classmates their native countries. This past March, Boothies trekked all over the world for Spring Break, from Colombia to Israel to Japan, all trips designed and led by other students. As for me, I ventured with 40 others Boothies and partners on a 9-day excursion to the Philippines.
Continue reading Spring Break 2019: Boothies Explore the Philippines