Author's Spotlight: Derek Poppert
Derek Poppert is the Director of Latin America and World Reality Tours at Global Exchange. He has traveled extensively throughout Latin America and Europe, spending time in Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Costa Rica, and the majority of Western Europe. He found a particular affinity for the country and people of Brazil, and lived in Rio de Janeiro for four months during 2013. Prior to joining Global Exchange, Derek played professional baseball in the Seattle Mariners minor league system. He walked away from his professional baseball career in order to travel and pursue a career in international affairs. Derek has a B.A. in International Studies from the University of San Francisco with a double minor in Latin American Studies and Psychology, graduating Magna Cum Laude.
Posts by Derek Poppert:
- Reality Tour Brazil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and Social Movements