Courtney Slanaker is the Executive Director of World Care, a Tucson, AZ-based humanitarian organization. In this episode you will hear about her amazing internship experience in Guatemala where a chance encounter with a young man with a rare genetic condition, Rufino, changed her life, his health, and caused her to start her own organization, Walk With, while still a college student.
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Courtney is a Tucson, AZ native and a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Public Health. In her role of Executive Director of World Care, she is in charge of the day-to-day management as well as when a disaster relief effort needs to be coordinated. Walk With is now one of the programs under the auspices of World Care.
Do something different. Get outside of your comfort zone, as that is when you give yourself a chance to grow.
Study abroad and take full advantage of the opportunity.
Get involved in your college or department’s clubs, groups and activities. Your fellow students and especially faculty have knowledge and networks that can be invaluable to you.
World Care – www.worldcare.org
Walk With – www.walkwith.org
Courtney Slanaker – firstname.lastname@example.org