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Lauren Flemming

Where did you grow up?
Pasadena, CA

Where do you call home now?
Pasadena, CA

Year started at Global Works?
2017

What’s your favorite part about leading trips?
Seeing students form new relationships and face challenges together.

What’s something you can’t live without while you are traveling?
My water bottle. I’m lost without it.

Tell us about a favorite memory from a trip you have taken
Getting lost on my first solo trip, meeting someone who helped me find where I needed to be, and she’s now one of my closest friends!

Where is your favorite place you have traveled to?
Colombia

Fun fact, special talent, or favorite memory
I’m recently ordained and I’ll be performing my first wedding in Berlin this September!

What do you like to do in your free time?
I love to hike, eat pupusas, and learn how to say “thank you” in other languages.

What languages do you speak?
English, Spanish, and little bit of Basque

If you had to give one piece of advice or words of encouragement to someone on their first travel experience, what would it be?
Be open to the highs and the lows – you’ll learn from it all!

Tell us why you are excited for this year’s trip!
I’m excited to meet the group, work with my stellar co-leaders, and be back in my favorite city, Barcelona!