All Team Members

Ashley Busby


Where did you grow up?
Oakland, CA

Where do you call home now?
Oakland, CA and Peñas Blancas, Nicaragua

Year started at Global Works?

What’s your favorite part about leading trips?
Watching students step outside their comfort zone and be rewarded with powerful life lessons experiences

What’s something you can’t live without while you are traveling?
Zafu, or Zafu-like replacement

Tell us about a favorite memory from a trip you have taken
Repelling down a 100 meter waterfall on my birthday

Where is your favorite place you have traveled to?

Fun fact, special talent, or favorite memory
I once meditated 110 hours in 10 days

What do you like to do in your free time?
Learn practical and non-practical new talents, Qigong, Tai Chi, vegan baking and cuisine related activities, hiking & camping near water or under a full moon

What languages do you speak?
Spanish, English, and presently learning French

If you had to give one piece of advice or words of encouragement to someone on their first travel experience, what would it be?
Embrace the differences & change

Tell us why you are excited for this year’s trip!
Más gallo pinto por favor!