Intercultural Dimensions

Crossing Cultures Senegal, West Africa Program

Intercultural Dimensions ©2009,, telephone: 617-864-8442

Janet L. Ghattas, a language instructor for 25 years, has trained and led groups since 1978. Her previous experience includes organizing and leading educational programs to Europe and Africa and ski and backpacking trips for the Appalachian Mountain Club. She worked in Senegal as a Peace Corps volunteer. Ms. Ghattas founded Intercultural Dimensions in 1993. Since then, she has organized and co-led educational programs to Burkina Faso and Senegal. She facilitates the Cross-Cultural training for all the programs. As a member of WorldBoston, she hosts visiting dignitaries from different countries.  She is a member of the Advisory Committee for Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.


John T. Hand, a human rights and poverty law attorney, has co-led ID trips to Senegal since 1994. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal. Mr. Hand is interested in economic development issues in West Africa and has assisted the establishment of a computer/internet program at a school in Senegal.  He is a member and host of WorldBoston.