AUGUST 2016 – ISSUE 08 – CANADA!
The Passport Party Project is a National Geographic award-winning global awareness initiative providing first passports to underrepresented American girls 11-15. The Passport Party Project helps plant the seeds of community service, international exploration, study abroad & global citizenship.
The founder, Tracey Friley, is an award-winning travelpreneur & travelanthropist (with stories published on sites like Oprah’s Angel Network, American Airlines’ Black Atlas & TravelChannel.com). She is also the face behind “One Brown Girl in Paris” and has been taking teen girls on travel adventures to places like the U.S. Virgin Islands, Belize, Lake Shasta, Paris & Toronto since 2010.
A self-proclaimed culturalista and Francophile, Tracey is also a lifelong entrepreneur with an MBA in Global Management. She enjoys planning and hosting trips to Paris for women & girls, and has owned & operated a French-themed permanent pop-up boutique for close to 10 years where she sells the treasures she finds while travelling. The creator of The Phantasmagorical Adventures of Buttercup Bottletop, Tracey finds magic wherever she goes.
Bio taken from their website: www.passportpartyproject.org