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Jul 25, 2016

Summer Intern Series: GlobeMed at Spelman College

This summer, we’re thrilled to welcome five summer interns from GlobeMed at Spelman at the Global Headquarters as we work with the Global Health Fellows Program II to support #NextGenGH! During their time here, the interns will be focusing on strategic planning for their chapter and building resources that will help the network grow.

The GlobeMed at Spelman team ranges in age from rising sophomores […]

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Jul 12, 2016

6 Ways to Volunteer Abroad a Little More Ethically

Within the radar of our chapter communications, we fortunately ran across an insightfully written blog post by Carly Michelakis of this year’s GROW team from GlobeMed at UNC-Chapel Hill. We decided to publish the article to our blog. The lessons that Carly learned about the ethics of her work with Young1ove in Botswana are universally crucial to all students, whether or not they will eventually embark on a GROW internship. 

The […]

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Jul 10, 2016

On changing racist systems

We are heartbroken and angry after witnessing the deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the five officers shot in Dallas. None of them deserved death, just as Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Rekia Boyd, Sandra Bland, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, and the thousands more Black men and women who have died at the hands of America did not deserve to die.

American racism endures as […]

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Jul 7, 2016

What I learned from CGI’s Unfulfilled Commitments

Originally founded as a part of the Clinton Foundation, the Clinton Global Initiative’s purpose is to convene global leaders to connect, collaborate, and commit to action on the world’s most pressing needs. Participants make actionable commitments – as individuals, organizations, or in partnerships – to tackle a specific challenge and come back to the community to share their lessons learned. Over the past 10 years, […]

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Jun 29, 2016

Summer Intern Series: Sonja Knudson, Programs

This summer, we’re excited to welcome four interns to the Global Headquarters! Hailing from four GlobeMed chapters from across the country, these interns will serve as integral parts of GlobeMed’s work this summer as we expand our technology platforms, grow our communications and partnerships strategy, and gear up for another year of chapter engagement and support.

Our fourth summer intern at the Global Headquarters is Sonja […]

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Jun 28, 2016

An Exclusive Look—Made Inclusive—into the Hearts and Minds at the Global Headquarters

Straight Outta GlobeMed at USC

Out of more than 800 organizations at the USC Involvement Fair Fall 2015, I decided I had to join GlobeMed. Maybe it was because of the friendly faces at the booth or maybe it was just the right combination of the buzzwords “social justice,” “human rights,” and “global health.” It ended up being one of the best decisions I made […]

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Jun 26, 2016

Summer Intern Series: Deneb Zavala, Partnerships

This summer, we’re excited to welcome four interns to the Global Headquarters! Hailing from four GlobeMed chapters from across the country, these interns will serve as integral parts of GlobeMed’s work this summer as we expand our technology platforms, grow our communications and partnerships strategy, and gear up for another year of chapter engagement and support.

Deneb Zavala is our third summer intern and took up […]

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Jun 20, 2016

Summer Intern Series: Ivana Giang, Communications

This summer, we’re excited to welcome four interns to the Global Headquarters! Hailing from four GlobeMed chapters from across the country, these interns will serve as integral parts of GlobeMed’s work this summer as we expand our technology platforms, grow our communications and partnerships strategy, and gear up for another year of chapter engagement and support.

Our second intern this summer, Ivana, started her role working […]

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Jun 15, 2016

Partner Forum in the Americas: Using Partnerships to Catalyze Growth

Why do we love our partnerships so much? Because they give us the space to share experiences, knowledge, and relationships that will help us build a better future together.

This idea was reiterated during our first annual Partner Forum in the Americas, a recent event that brought together over a dozen of our partner organizations across the Americas. As the first official event for our North and Latin American partners, the Forum proved […]

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Jun 1, 2016

Summer Intern Series: Ayanna Griffith, Systems & Partnerships

This summer, we’re excited to welcome four interns to the Global Headquarters! Hailing from four GlobeMed chapters from across the country, these interns will serve as integral parts of GlobeMed’s work this summer as we expand our technology platforms, grow our communications and partnerships strategy, and gear up for another year of chapter engagement and support.

 

Last week, our first summer intern, Ayanna, started her […]

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