About Us

We believe in dreaming big. It’s how our company was born, and it’s what we hope to give all the students who travel with us: confidence and big ideas for the future, based on what we can learn from our journey today.

Our Mission
WorldStrides’ mission is to ignite personal growth for students through travel at every stage of development.

Our Vision
To be the superior choice in educational travel for teachers, administrators, students and parents.

Anish Rajparia

Anish Rajparia

Chief Operating Officer

Anish brings over 20 years of experience to his role of Chief Operating Officer at WorldStrides, including responsibility for the P&LS of large and entrepreneurial organizations, and leadership experience in general management, strategy, product, marketing, business and technology. He recently held pivotal roles at Automated Data Processing, including president of Major Account Services, Canada; Small-business services; and International. Prior to ADP, he was co-CEO of Parlo, an online language learning company. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Duke University. He has lived and worked abroad in France, Spain and Brazil, and is fluent in five languages. Married with two children, Anish lists tennis, travel and squash as favorites among his hobbies.