Brad Hurvitz – Trek to Teach

brad hurvitz, trek to teach

After traveling to over 45 countries, Brad Hurvitz returned to America with a longing to make a difference in the world. He founded Trek to Teach after spending five months teaching in a village outside of Delhi. When he returned to begin business school, he partnered with Tibetan, Madan Prasain, a certified trekking and tour guide, along with Alice Neikirk, as Academic Coordinator, to found their non-profit program. Together they are working to bring teachers to remote villages for extended stays. Brad talks about his passion for purposeful travel and what it takes to trek to teach.

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He has a degree in Social Psychology from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and an MBA from Oregon State University. Brad plans on enlarging the teaching program to other parts of Nepal, visiting South Africa and one day climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.

About Elaine Masters

The Gathering Road podcast – Stories courage, passion and uncommon adventure. Hosted by dedicated traveler, Elaine J. Masters, Indie Excellence award-winning author and international scuba diver. The Indie Excellence Best Audio award winning author of Drivetime Yoga and Flytime Yoga is also a freelance travel writer and founder of the blog

When she’s not on the road, Elaine is the co-organizer of the Travel Massive San Diego,  bringing together travel writers and industry professionals, a part of the global network of those working in the travel industry.

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