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.

Richard Lin

Richard Lin

Managing Director, Asia Pacific

As Managing Director, Richard focuses on expanding students’ exposure to Asia Pacific culture at the same time his group promotes U.S. travel to students from that part of the world. In addition to making our China base a world-class operation, he is passionate about developing opportunities for the youth of both cultures to expand their global vision through interaction with each other and participation in the emerging cultures on both sides of the world.

Richard has served in senior management roles in the education industry for the past 10 years. Prior to joining WorldStrides, he was the Vice President of Operations for Dulwich College and a Country Manager for English First. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington and an MBA from Dartmouth.