• Give a Gift
  • Customer Service
  • Promotions
  • Videos
  • Blogs
  • Win
  • Games

June 1, 2007

Around the World in 95 Days

Share
woman on bike
Special Offer

"I do not perceive this as something I must do, but something I am compelled to do," Laurel Dudley tells Blue Planet Run Foundation.

For Laurel Dudley, a 26-year-old ecotourism guide and fellow in the East West Center's Asia Pacific Leadership Program, Blue Planet Run is the perfect outlet for her interest in travel and global issues. Born in Vermont and currently living in Honolulu, Hawaii, Laurel has followed her wanderlust all over the world, spending time in France, Gambia, Taiwan, Mali, Morocco, and Vietnam.

The issue of sustainability and water usage strikes a chord with Laurel, having experienced the benefits of a newly installed water pipe while in Mali. She recently participated in a conference in Vietnam on sustainable development, and stresses the importance of taking interest in the well-being of those around the world.

A runner for 10 years, Laurel couldn't wait to participate in Blue Planet Run, and combine her passions for running, travel, and promoting sustainable development.


Share
Connect with Marie Claire:
Advertisement
horoscopes
daily giveaway
One (1) winner will receive a year’s supply of makeup products from L’Oréal Paris (ARV: $188) and a year’s supply of hair products from L’Oréal Paris (ARV: $108).

One (1) winner will receive a year’s supply of makeup products from L’Oréal Paris (ARV: $188) and a year’s supply of hair products from L’Oréal Paris (ARV: $108).

enter now
You Know You Want More
More From World News on Women
This Act Could Put an End to Anti-Abortion Legislation

Women's right to choose is constantly at stake—but this might the solution.

Yet Another Blow to Birth Control Coverage

The Supreme Court's latest decision will limit a key benefit for women.

post a comment

Special Offer
Link Your Marie Claire Account to Facebook
Welcome!

Marie Claire already has an account with this email address. Link your account to use Facebook to sign in to Marie Claire. To insure we protect your account, please fill in your password below.

Forgot Password?

Thanks for Joining

Your information has been saved and an account has been created for you giving you full access to everything marieclaire.com and Hearst Digital Media Network have to offer. To change your username and/or password or complete your profile, click here.

Continue
Your accounts are now linked

You now have full access to everything Marie Claire and Hearst Digital Media Network have to offer. To change your settings or profile, click here.

Continue