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Dec 8, 2017

Letter from our new Operations Associate: Carolina Escobar

Saludos,

I am thrilled to join the GlobeMed community as Operations Associate. In my role, I hope to contribute to GlobeMed’s continuous growth and innovation to advance health equity by empowering our network in different wayse. Estoy segura que juntos podemos lograr lo imposible.

Para continuar la tradición, my voy introducir. Gradué de Loyola University Chicago en deciembre del 2015 with my BA in International Studies […]

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Nov 17, 2017

Letter from our new Director of Learning & Training: Anna Blankenberger

Dear GlobeMed Network:

Hello, and thank you
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The position of Director of Learning & Training at GlobeMed grants me an opportunity to share and expand on my lived experience. As a public health professional, avid educator, world explorer, and lifetime learner, I am honored to embrace this role. Though I struggle with understanding the drastic inequities in the world, I know I am not alone.  I […]

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Oct 30, 2017

2017 GROW Photo Contest: Grand Prize & People’s Choice Winners

Every year, the GlobeMed Global Headquarters hosts a GROW Photo Contest to share some of the most powerful images from our students’ and partners’ work. See this year’s Grand Prize and People’s Choice Winners, and learn a bit more about their experiences working in partnership. 

Grand Prize Winner: GlobeMed at the University of Southern California

It was on our first day of […]

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Oct 20, 2017

GlobeMed blogpost in the HuffPost

Director of Partnerships for Africa, Brittany Zelch, wrote a blogpost about her insights and learning after spending the summer conducting partnership facilitation visits in Africa.

This summer, I had the pleasure of visiting ten GlobeMed grassroots partner organizations in Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, and Botswana. Thanks to the support of Segal Family Foundation, I was able to […]

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Oct 16, 2017

GlobeMed feature in Borgen Magazine

Director of Communications, Balungile Belz, recently spoke with Brock Hall at Borgen Magazine about GlobeMed’s mission to advance healthy equity, its unique partnership model, and how students can be a part of this community-driven movement for social justice.

SEATTLE — GlobeMed is an organization focused on alleviating global health disparities by partnering college students with grassroots organizations across the world. Several organizations dedicate funding and resources […]

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Oct 2, 2017

#GROWCommunity17: Bright Future

Author: Malu Satheesh

The moment we stepped out of the Bhubaneswar airport into the hot, humid air of Odisha, India, we were greeted by SOVA staff. With huge smiles on their faces, they handed each of us interns a fresh, red rose, and with that gesture, a great deal of my nerves instantly eased. Coming to this unfamiliar place, full of new people that spoke […]

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Sep 27, 2017

#GROWCommunity17: Just a Few Meters Longer

Author: Ellie Esbrook

“Just a few meters longer” Prasant Jie said, as he looked off into the looping trail in the forest ahead of us. Prasant was from our partner organization, Social Organization for Voluntary Action (SOVA), and one of the main people who we discussed logistics with over the course of our three-week stay in Odisha, India. We were at […]

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Sep 26, 2017

GlobeMed Jobs: Operations Associate

GlobeMed is seeking an Operations Associate to join the Global Headquarters as an integral member of the operations team. The Operations Associate will work closely with the Director of Operational Systems to improve GlobeMed’s technology systems, support program operations, and manage office logistics. S/he will contribute to implementing solutions that increase organizational efficiency and benefit GlobeMed’s network of 2,000 students and more than 4,000 […]

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Sep 12, 2017

#GROWCommunity 17: The Little Things

Author: Reena Goswami

Once when I was working in the pharmacy, a young woman carrying her baby brought a prescription up to the window. The pharmacist on duty retrieved the medicine and informed the woman of its price. Immediately, she froze, then responded that she didn’t have the money and would have to come back later to get it. The pharmacist insisted that she needed […]

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Sep 6, 2017

Enter the 2017 GROW Photo Contest!

From Nicaragua to Nepal, this year’s Grassroots Onsite Work (GROW) interns have truly captured the magic of GlobeMed.

Let’s keep the momentum going! Share your favorite #GROWCommunity17 memories in the annual GROW Photo Contest.

This year’s categories are:

Category 1: Partnership in Action

Category 2: Project Impact

Category 3: Community

Category 4: Spontaneous Moments

All entries for the $100 Grand Prize and People’s Choice awards must be submitted by Sunday, […]

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