Posts Tagged ‘career break’

Lost Girl of the Week: Ky Delaney

Lost Girl of the Week: Ky Delaney
This week’s LG of the Week, Ky Delaney, is a recovering attorney who recently quit her job to travel, kayak, climb, run, hike,  camp and otherwise spend time on or near a river.  With her pick-up truck fully loaded for whatever adventure comes up, she enjoys getting out and experiencing the...
March 2nd, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Angie Orth

Lost Girl of the Week: Angie Orth
This week’s LG of the Week, Angie Orth, lives by Jane Austen’s words, “If adventures do not befall a lady in her own village, she must seek them abroad.” She’s worked as a publicist in the travel industry for the past six years, spent summers building churches in Bolivia and studied photography...
December 8th, 2010 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Kim Merritt

Lost Girl of the Week: Kim Merritt
This week’s Lost Girl, Kim Merritt, has discovered that the plans she laid out for herself at a young age may no longer lead to the life she truly wants. While trying to jump start her career in New York City, Kim has discovered the importance and liberation of free-spirited travel… and is...
December 1st, 2010 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

International Volunteering: 5 Steps to Finding a Fit

International Volunteering: 5 Steps to Finding a Fit
Today guest blogger Kelly Newsome returns to Lost Girls World, sharing some tips from her article “Giving Back While You’re Gone” on how to find a fulfilling international volunteer opportunity. A self-described “recovering business attorney,” Kelly took a career break to...
September 30th, 2009 | Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Jessica Marie

Lost Girl of the Week: Jessica Marie
Most would-be travelers need some sort of catalyst to uproot them from a comfy spot on the couch (or an exceedingly uncomfortable office chair) and propel them towards the open road. For many, its a window of unscheduled time–the period between college and grad school, a sabatical from work, an...
May 30th, 2008 | Backpacking & Trekking, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girl of the Week, Quitting & Career Management | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Lisa Lubin

Lost Girl of the Week: Lisa Lubin
We dare you to read about our latest Lost Girl of the Week and not be totally impressed. Lisa Lubin, pictured here, was a triple Emmy-award winning writer/producer for ABC in Chicago and has during her time there, produced a weekly entertainment, lifestyle and travel show. But after nearly 15 years in...
September 26th, 2007 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More