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.

Marie Alexander-High

Marie Alexander-High

Educational Travel Specialist - Sales Manager

Leaving school keen to travel and see the world, Marie joined the British Army as a telephonist travelling all over Europe plus living and working in Northern Ireland, Belgium, Holland, Germany and most areas of the U.K. Following this Marie went back to further education studying full time, obtaining a BA Hon’s in Hospitality Management at the University of Wolverhampton.

Marie is a keen runner and loves climbing mountains in her spare time. She has visited Berlin on three occasions to run the marathon and recently completed the 2016 London marathon. She’s also climbed Kilimanjaro and back packed around Tanzania, experienced the Atlas Mountains in Morocco plus recently been to France, Italy and Switzerland with the Tour du Mont Blanc. Marie has a keen interest in education alongside travelling to as many different places as she can to enhance learning of our global community.