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.

Dave Conklin

David Conklin

General Manager, WorldStrides Canada

David joined WorldStrides in 2015, charged with developing a leadership position for the company in the Canadian market. As we look to expand our Canadian offerings, he has taken on the general management of our Canadian business unit, overseeing sales, land operations, customer care and on-tour emergency support. Prior to WorldStrides, David held several roles at another leading educational travel organization, including General Manager and Vice President of Finance. He is keenly interested in helping companies grow their sales and profitability through positive culture change and effective process implementation. He’s also a passionate advocate of the ability for educational travel to broaden students’ perspectives and change their lives.