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.

Earl

Earl Grossman

Executive Vice President

In nearly 25 years with WorldStrides, Earl Grossman has served in multiple capacities including finance, operations, and sales force development. His passion for expanding the company’s global footprint has grown into his current position as leader of our efforts to enter new markets and bring new products under the WorldStrides umbrella, and he takes personal pride in the fact that WorldStrides now operates programs in more than 100 countries.

Before joining WorldStrides in 1992, Earl was an investment banker in New York and Chicago. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. In the educational travel arena, he co-founded the Student Youth Travel Association and has served on the Board of Directors for the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA). He was an owner of Accent Travel Group prior to its acquisition by WorldStrides