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Saturday, April 26 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Traveling with a Purpose LIMITED

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Purpose travel, philnthrotourism, voluntourism, and impact travel are only a few of the myriad names used for the nexus of travel and social good, a diverse field that has drawn some great interest and a fair bit of controversy. With a powerful line-up of panelists, we will be exploring the world of purpose in travel, with a focus on determining best practices, gauging impact ROI, and offering forecasts for the future of the field.

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Gilad Goren

Founder, Only Six Degrees
Attempting to marry the dual passions of travel and social good, Gilad launched Travel+SocialGood, the first conference and community dedicated to exploring the nexus of travel, tech and social good. Only Six Degrees, the travel platform launched in 2013, focuses on mainstreaming... Read More →

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Zoi Calomiris

MCW Journeys
Zoi Calomiris specializes in African travel with a particular focus on community and voluntourism.  She is a consultant, researcher, blogger and product developer who has most recently launched MCW Journeys, a community based tourism product in Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia... Read More →
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Michelle Duffy

Founder, Passports with Purpose/Founder, WanderMom, Passports with Purpose
Michelle Duffy, a founder of Passports with Purpose, is a Seattle-based IT professional currently working at Google. With their natural passion for travel, Michelle and her husband left Dublin, Ireland in 1995. After exploring much of the Western U.S., they settled in Seattle wit... Read More →

Maria Russo

Co-Founder, The Culture-ist
Maria Russo is a co-founders of “The Culture-ist,” an online magazine which covers travel, food, innovative small businesses, women’s issues, philanthropy and green initiatives. Maria has professional experience in radio, television, print media and public relations. She is a women’s rights activist and a lover of books... Read More →
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Bibi F. Hussain – Santana

Teacher, New York City Department of Education and STEP Instructor, State University of New York, New Paltz campus
Bibi F. Hussain - Santana is currently a teacher in New York City Department of Education. She has been awarded the Learning AFAR grant for the last two years, leading students to complete service learning projects in Yucatan, Mexico. Hussain - Santana delivers instruction in the... Read More →

Saturday April 26, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
1st Floor - Cinema (Bohemian National Hall) 321 E. 73rd St. NY, NY 10021