How do I become a journey leader?
Complete the leader-specific application
Be sure to let us know of your major accomplishments, interests, and anything
that sets you apart. Show your true talents and personality!
Develop a simple mission/goals statement
This helps us in knowing more about what you are looking for out of the experience.
Questions to consider when coming up with your mission/goals:
Build your travel group of 10
We only need 10 people to make a group – how will you help us get there?
Start by mapping out your networking strategy
“I'm leading my sixth program this fall. Each of these journeys has been unique and both professionally and personally rewarding. These trips are always stimulating and they give professionals a great opportunity to exchange views on what works and what doesn't work around the world. Nanda Journeys does a great job in making sure that these trips run smoothly and are successful.”
What’s in it for me?
I'm leading my sixth program this fall.
Nanda Journeys will take you behind the scenes to experience people, places & things in a one-of-a kind way. For example, gain authentic cultural insight during an evening spent enjoying a home-cooked meal with a local family.
Who is a Nanda Journeys leader?
An avid traveler, inclusive personality, flexibility is key, well-known in professional circles, willing to assist in group formation & implementation, engaging perspective & openness to new cultures.
Your role and responsibilities include:
What makes Nanda Journeys unique?
Founded by an avid traveler and expert team with over 25 years in the travel industry, Nanda Journeys creates immersive and engaging travel experiences for those looking for authentic travel, stepping beyond the tourist scene.
Meet with high-level counterparts in your specific field of interest. Nanda Journeys creates both vocational and avocational journeys in such fields as: Law, Medicine, Education, Social Sciences, Business, Photographic Arts, Culinary Arts to name a few. Opportunities to both teach and learn take place on our journeys. See your profession behind the scenes, build your global network, and stay ahead of peers for a truly global perspective of your industry. Continuing education credits are included for specific healthcare focused journeys.
Giving back and engaging with the local community is an important part of any Nanda Journey program. A portion of our proceeds are donated to specific community entities. Spend time with local non-profit and community groups, exploring the needs of the region(s) visited. You will truly be making a difference.
Thomas Barrett , Ph.D.
Clinical Professor (Retired)
Graduate School of Professional Psychology, University of Denver
Unique access and experiences
Take a look at our itineraries: each one brings to life the country and its people in a different way, bringing new perspectives on your profession to light.
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Team of support
You’re never in this alone: from pre-travel to post-travel, we’re here to help guide you through the experience and make it your own, unique exchange.
Exposure to new networks and personal growth
From the team of travelers and guests, to the meeting hosts and colleagues you meet overseas, you will take away from the exchange something new and memorable.
Lifelong and life-changing friendships and connections
We have heard, time and again, that the friendships forged and connections made truly add up to a life-altering experience. You never know who you will connect with or what impact it will have.
We let you “lead” and enjoy the experience
With a team to manage your travel, and in-country guides to assist throughout, the 24/7 support if the unexpected happens is reassuring and helpful when needed.
Future collaboration and partnerships
Make those friendships and connections and you never know where they will lead!