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About Sheryl Hill

Sheryl is a world speaker, author of Walking on Sunshine, NRG a Divine Transformation – a spiritual memoir and USA Book News Award winning finalist. Sheryl is featured often as a travel safety expert in major news. She and husband Allen are founders of Depart Smart.

StarTribune Vacation & Travel Experience OCT 28-29, 2017

SEE WHERE IT TAKES YOU! Join Depart Smart Founder and Executive Director, Sheryl Hill as she presents 'Travel Savvy' on Saturday, October 28 from 4:30-5:00 PM. Your opportunity to meet face-to-face with destinations from around the world and immerse yourself in travel for the day. It’s an event where the entire family can learn, plan and [...]

By | 2017-11-20T22:18:49+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Depart Smart is a Moodle Case Study for the first consumer-driven, online travel safety certification course!

INTRODUCTION Depart Smart is a nonprofit organization based in Minnesota, USA, working to reach, teach and engage travelers as active participants in their health and safety abroad. Travel and tourism is a strong and profitable industry. However, most people do not know how to Depart Smart for the world. Simple things can make lifesaving differences, [...]

By | 2017-11-20T22:18:49+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ALERT: SWIMMING POOL WATER CONTAMINATION IN THE USA & ABROAD

A Guest Post by Dr. John Fletemeyer, Aquatic Law and Drowning Prevention Specialist, and Depart Smart Safety Adviser  There has been an alarming and dramatic increase in infectious diseases from swimming pools in the United States and abroad. An article I wrote for Aquatics International titled “Overseas Swimmers Beware! An aquatics expert studies overseas pools for adherence [...]

By | 2017-11-20T22:18:50+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Ready, Set, Go! – Study Abroad

GET READY! – Choose Your Study Abroad Program This article originally published under ClearCause Foundation.  Depart Smart is bringing it forward by popular request. If your child is going abroad on a program.  Please enroll in Travel HEROES Safety Certification to empower them to advocate for themselves, avoid risks, get help and home safely. Tyler Hill [...]

By | 2017-11-20T22:18:53+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

KNKX ‘5 Tips to Stay Safe Abroad’

Paula Wissell, KNKX Radio, in Seattle interviewed Depart Smart's Founder and Executive Director about "5 tips for staying safe when you travel out of the country," such as: Sign Up With The State Department Carry Your Own Smoke Detector Stay On The Second Or Third Floor Of A Hotel Know The Emergency Digits To [...]

By | 2017-11-20T22:18:54+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE

With the alarming number of travel-related deaths and injuries abroad, an investment of 60 minutes can save lives! Depart Smart’s first-ever Travel Heroes Safety Certification course aims to protect the lives of American tourists Hearts ached across the country as the story of American student tourist Otto Warmbier’s imprisonment and death made national headlines. [...]

By | 2017-11-20T22:18:55+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Giving to save taxes

By Ken Fink & Sheryl Hill There are tried-and-true financial processes to help you support your family and increase charitable giving while reducing tax liabilities and ultimately leaving a long-lasting legacy. Using sophisticated strategies, you can redirect taxes to the people and causes you care about. It does not take a family fortune to leave [...]

By | 2017-02-17T13:07:49+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Featured|0 Comments

#GivingTuesday – Altruistic giving extends your life and saves lives

Sheryl Hill, Founder and Executive Director Passionate about travel, cultural diversity, peace, and safety? Is your goal to advance a global cause, serve family and friends and engage in the betterment of society? Then please, give to Depart Smart on #GivingTuesday. Depart Smart Saves Lives Travel is an exotic enticement in a $7.8 trillion industry [...]

By | 2017-02-17T13:07:50+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Featured|0 Comments

Mindful Safe Travel

Awakening to a conscious travel safety reality is what we hope to share with the world. Learn from us. Prevent pain. Save a life! BEING MINDFUL Lengthy journeys to faraway places can be filled with excitement and anticipation of exotic foods, different cultures, architecture, languages and experiences. As we are anticipating the best, we need [...]

By | 2017-02-17T13:07:51+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Featured|0 Comments

Thank you Senator Bonoff and Representative Selcer

Thank you Senator Bonoff and Representative Selcer for making study abroad safer. February 18, 2016 Congressman Steve Pearce Co-Chair, Caucus on International Exchange & Study Members 2432 Rayburn House Office Bldg. Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Congressman Pearce: Thank you for your leadership in the Congressional Caucus on International Exchange and Study. We applaud your efforts [...]

By | 2016-09-01T08:50:22+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Featured|0 Comments