Daniel Ortiz was born and raised in Chestertown on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Daniel is currently majoring in History at the University of Vermont with a concentration in European History, and he is also minoring in Writing. With interests in International Studies and the study of Africa and the Middle East, Daniel hopes to pursue a graduate degree in either International Relations or Middle Eastern Studies after joining the Peace Corps or other similar humanitarian/aid group. Daniel’s fellowship with The Global Language Network is focused on partner outreach, networking, and teacher recruitment. In his free time, Daniel enjoys reading, running, and drinking coffee at unreasonable hours.