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2018 Global Citizen of the Year

Meet our Global Citizen of the Year Awardees who are changing the world through study abroad in their own unique ways—from living a zero-waste lifestyle to educating students in low-income communities.             

Breana Ross - 2018 Global Citizen of the Year Award Winner

2018 Global Citizen of the Year Award WinnerIES Abroad Cape Town Customized Program | University of Miami

Breana took her passion for service from Florida to South Africa and back again. While studying abroad in Cape Town, Breana worked with SHAWCO Education to assist in the classroom with underprivileged students. What she learned there continues to influence her creative writing program with youth in Miami

Learn more of Breana’s experience using storytelling, poetry, and education to build cross-cultural bridges of understanding.

2018 Finalists
Idil Tanrisever Jeremy Marks Phoebe Forlenza

Idil Tanrisever
IES Abroad Buenos Aires
Lafayette College


Jeremy Marks
IES Internships Cape Town | IES Abroad Customized Shanghai & Beijing
University of Iowa

Phoebe Forlenza
IES Abroad Milan
Barnard College - Columbia University

Last Updated: 2/21/19