Language was not as much of a barrier as I expected
When I was booking my trip to Mexico City in 2008, I was really worried about how I could contribute during the SEED workshop when I spoke no Spanish and I knew the teachers and student would speak little English. But the first day, I realized that laughter and sign language made the language barrier non existent. I helped students and teachers gather materials, work on building models, and setting evertything up for the final presentaion on the final day. The week flew by and I enjoyed meeting and working with so many wonderful students and teachers. It was an amazing experience and one that I will treasure for all my life.