“There is something powerful about participating in the Catalyst Trip.
It is a critical step to consciousness, to empower and unite women
to make a difference in the world.”
~Adriana López, SMC ‘08
The Catalyst Trip has been a dynamic experiential learning opportunity to explore women as leaders of social change. Looking for a transformative intercultural experience? Interested in learning about local intercultural history? Wondering how to become a catalyst for social justice?
"Quest for Understanding"
A transformative intercultural experience
Learn how local historical leaders found creative ways to promote justice
Work with community women, Saint Mary's faculty, and students
Travel to Cincinnati Ohio to visit: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center,
home of John Rankin, a Quaker who was an abolitionist, and the
home of John Parker, an African American who was an abolitionist
Integrate the experience with group activities and discussions
Formulate an action plan for women to become a catalyst for social change
BEGINS: Saint Mary's College, Friday, October 25th at 5:00 pm
TRAVEL: Cincinnati, Ohio
ENDS: Saint Mary's College, Sunday, October 27 at 8:00 pm
For more information on the Catalyst Trip, contact Mana Derakhshani firstname.lastname@example.org.