Blog it Home
Thank you for supporting Peace Corps’ 4th annual Blog it Home competition! More than 11,000 votes were cast for the 20 finalists.
2016 Blog it Home winners
- Kyrgyz Republic - Mark Jahnke
- Madagascar - Olivia Prentzel
- Mongolia - Jennifer Myung
- Peru - Brittany White
- Peru - Brooklynn Adelman
- Guyana - Gabriella Miyares
- Ethiopia - Bukht Awer
- Samoa - William Agerton
These eight outstanding bloggers are in Washington, D.C. during the week of October 24 for the Peace Corps’ Top Bloggers Tour. During their stay, they will promote the Third Goal in live events and intercultural activities. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more information!
Missed the blogs? Check out the Blog it Home Facebook album.Thank you for your support of this initiative. We hope we helped you better understand other peoples and cultures.
Blog it Home entries are judged based on the following criteria:
- Demonstrated commitment to increasing cross-cultural understanding: 40%
- Cultural richness of blog: 30%
- Quality of writing: 15%
- Quality of media content: 15%
Nearly 1,000 Volunteer blogs have been submitted since Blog it Home began in 2013. Our Peace Corps blogs have reached nearly 1 million people through this contest alone! Here some of the winners from previous years who inspired, educated, and shared their blogs with people all around the world.
- Ecuador: Jonathan Salamanca
- Ethiopia: Katrina Johnston
- Jamaica: Dominique Gebru
- Morocco: Julie Feng and Robert Hall
- Mozambique: Stephen Pope
- Philippines: Sarah Jean Byce
- Senegal: Brendon Hebert
- Zambia: Brent and Bonnie Moser