All Team Members

Alicia Z. Conte

Nickname
Aleesh; Zezzita

Where did you grow up?
Central Massachusetts

Where do you call home now?
Brooklyn, NY (but soon to be my backpack & the open road)

Year started at Global Works?
2018

What’s your favorite part about leading trips?
Connecting with youth participants and seeing them build friendships with trip participants in deep and meaningful ways.

What’s something you can’t live without while you are traveling?
My journal & water colors

Where is your favorite place you have traveled to?
Oaxaca Mexico

Fun fact, special talent, or favorite memory
I play the drums

What do you like to do in your free time?
Spend time outdoors with friends; bike, climb, hike, play soccer; write in my journal, send people postcards.

What languages do you speak?
English & Spanish

If you had to give one piece of advice or words of encouragement to someone on their first travel experience, what would it be?
Connect with strangers, try to learn the language, and don’t be afraid of street food 🙂