Tyeisha is an undergraduate student at Indiana University, who I’ve worked with in two mentoring programs there, College Mentors for Kids & HOPE Mentoring, where I currently work. She’s an incredibly sweet person who has just recently caught the travel bug, and it was a pleasure to interview her and hear about her first trip and what she has […]
I met Anna during middle school, when we had a few shared classes and sports teams. We struggled through softball, cross country, and volleyball together but we didn’t become really close until the night Melissa returned from her semester in Germany. The Suitcase Six gathered at the airport to greet her (though S6 was far from conceptualized […]
Melissa, one of the Suitcase Six is, is the featured Woman of the Week. Read her interview here!
The good, the bad, and the ugly sides of the United States juvenile justice system.
Hazel is a Global Referrer and Business Relations Expert, public speaker on the topic of networking, and author, though she was a stay-at-home mom who hadn’t left the continental USA until around age 45. Hazel began working after her husband suffered an injury, quickly climbing her way to the top of her field, and now she has […]
Marie and I have been best friends since about fifth grade, when we were partnered up to work on math together in school. We spent the next few summers swimming everyday at a country club pool, Marie’s mom picking me up every morning and dropping me off when we’d had our fill of swimming and sun. Her family […]
For the past few years, I have worked in a position for a mentoring program called HOPE. The short version of my job is that I train college students to be job coaches and mentors to teens in prison. This means that sometimes my office is a cubicle on a college campus. Other times, I […]
Emily is not only the featured Woman of the Week, but my darling younger sister as well. Aside from the family cruise we went on together, our first time abroad was when she joined me in Belize for a week as I kicked off my trip through Central America. Most recently, I got to watch […]
Tahvi is one of the featured “Suitcase Six” and one of my oldest friends – we met in school in the third grade and spent many summers since walking to each others houses in adjacent neighborhoods and adventuring in Indianapolis. We’ve stayed close even though we went to different colleges and now I get to visit her in […]
MEET THE BLOGGER My name is Sarah, and I’m the creator of Suitcase Six. I’ve already explained my inspiration for creating this site on the homepage, but I specifically created this section to get to know the women featured on Suitcase Six and their work/travel backgrounds. Beyond myself and my five best friends on whom […]