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Melissa A.


Cambridge, MA

Member since:

September 12, 2012


Which countries or US states have you been to?

Indonesia, New Zealand, India, Guatemala, Argentina, Ecuador, Nepal, Australia, Mexico, Ireland, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, England, Czech Republic, Spain, Greece, Italy, Slovenia, Germany, Cook Islands, Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands

Have you ever participated on a volunteer-based trip before? If so, where and what did you work on?

In Ecuador I worked on a developing a recycling program. In India I volunteered for an NGO for several months (on my own, not through an organized trip)

What would you most like to get out of being part of this meet up group?

I would like to learn about the opportunities out there for travellers and what travellers are interested in doing while overseas. I volunteer with a Boston-based international health organization that hopes to engage speakers and medical professionals to volunteer their day (for a day or two) to giving lectures while traveling in developing countries.


I love to travel. I have a background in international health and hope to both work and volunteer over seas (again!). I

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