Alumni Spotlight: Brittany Blaha, Thailand

by on Wednesday, 28 March 2012

The Alumni Spotlight highlights the achievements and stories of ISV alumni and Student Representatives. This weekly feature showcases these participants and their life-changing experience from around the world. ISV knows that volunteers make a difference, and is pleased to recognize the achievements of these outstanding university students!

Brittany and friends at the Elephant Nature Park, Thailand

This week’s Alumni Spotlight is on:

Brittany Blaha
Central Michigan University
Thailand 2011

Where was your volunteer project?

Elephant Nature Park Foundation

What was your favorite thing about your host country?

The kind people. It is the “Land Of Smiles.” And being able to work hands on with land and wildlife conservation.

“I had the best time with ISV because…”

The new experiences that occurred everyday. I met new people everyday and worked hands on with land and animal conservation.

Brittany's most memorable moments: "The scenic views and mountains. The people I met. The people I helped. "

What things do you now practice as a result of your ISV experience?

Environmental sustainability and appreciation for my current lifestyle.

“My greatest achievement from project was…”

Helping other people and stepping out of my comfort zone. I have a new and improved outlook on life.

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