What I Never Would’ve Imagined Myself Doing

Briyete Garcia-Diaz was part of the first GALS trip in summer 2017. In this blog post, she describes her expectations for Duke GALS North Carolina, experiences during the trip, and advice for future participants.


I wanted to participate in GALS because I thought it would be a great experience and I wanted to enjoy nature in a new way. I was in shock when I got the acceptance letter, but I was also filled with joy.

Weeks went by, and then the night before I was SO nervous. Read more