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May 24, 2017

Learning to practice GlobeMed’s leadership values

This summer, the GlobeMed Global Headquarters is conducting, for the first time, partnership facilitation visits. The Directors of Partnerships will be traveling to several of our grassroots partner organizations in Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Most of these organizations will also be hosting Grassroots Onsite Work (GROW) Interns from GlobeMed chapters during our visits, and the primary goal is to strengthen […]

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May 17, 2017

2017 Global Engagement Summit

On April 13, our Director of Communications, Balungile Belz, and Director of Partnerships – Africa, Brittany Zelch, hosted the ‘Sustaining Your Impact’ workshop at the 2017 Global Engagement Summit. The purpose of the annual Summit is to connect students who are passionate about social impact, and give them the platform to network with leaders in academia, international development, entrepreneurship, and the nonprofit […]

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May 5, 2017

Apply to be a 2017 Community Champion!

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED to Sunday May 28, 2017.

GlobeMed is seeking up to ten highly enthusiastic and trusted students, alumni, and partners to take on the role of 2017 Community Champions within GlobeMed’s new Health Equity Collaboratory, due to launch in late Fall 2017.

Since the 2016 Leadership Institute, we have been managing our operations using Salesforce at the chapter-level and at GlobeMed […]

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May 3, 2017

A Letter from GlobeMed’s 2016-17 Kellogg Board Fellow: Yuting Sun

As one of 50 Kellogg Board Fellows (KBF), I am part of a community of students who are guided through nonprofit work and board governance. I first heard of the program during my Kellogg School of Management MBA interview after sharing my volunteer stories. My interviewer – a former alumni – suggested that KBF could be a good place […]

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Apr 26, 2017

If not now, then when? Women Leading Bravely in Global Health

Contributors: Roopa Dhatt, Alyssa Smaldino, Paurvi Bhatt, Bonnie Koenig

Did you know that 80% of students in global health are women, but less than 25% go on to lead global health efforts? Evidence suggests women in the global health field are often not visible or publicly recognized for their contributions. They often become discouraged for a multitude of factors and barriers – career, […]

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Apr 19, 2017

GlobeMed After Graduation

by Kaleigh Post, former Development Associate at GlobeMed Global Headquarters

The 2017 GlobeMed Summit ‘Leading Bravely: Finding Strength in Diversity’ was particularly monumental for alumni with the GlobeMed Alumni Association (GAA) offering sessions specifically for alumni and seniors for the very first time.

The GlobeMed network includes over 4,000 alumni, with roughly 500 students graduating each year. Alumni have gone on to do incredible things, […]

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Apr 5, 2017

Highlights from the 2017 GlobeMed Summit

The 11th annual GlobeMed Summit Leading Bravely: Finding Strength in Diversity took place on March 30 – April 1, 2017 in Chicago, IL.

Here are some of the weekend’s highlights:

Keynote: Art as a Catalyst for Change (Watch now) & Story Slam

We kicked off the Summit with a performance by RAPtivist Aisha Fukushima. Aisha is the founder of RAPtivism, and used her […]

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Apr 4, 2017

2017 GlobeMed Summit Senior Speeches

by Bella Chavez, graduating senior at Indiana University

Wow! Just wow! What a journey it’s been. I joined GlobeMed my freshman year, have attended now three Summits, and one Leadership Institute and GlobeMed continues to surprise me with how much new and rewarding information they share at each event. The people I meet at these events never cease to amaze me with their remarkable stories. This […]

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Apr 1, 2017

2017 GlobeMed Summit Closing Dinner Speech by Alyssa Smaldino

LET US MARCH. LET US MARCH. LET US MARCH. LET US MARCH.

“White folks, your love will not trump hate! Your resistance will trump hate!” Silence.

I turn and stare at the biggest, whitest policeman, and I scream: LET US MARCH. He smirks and laughs me. Everyone else joins the second time, he stops laughing, we get louder the third time, we try charging the escalator the fourth time. […]

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Mar 29, 2017

2017 Summit Student Spotlight: Our Health Problems are the World’s Problem

Photo caption: Director of Partnerships Shengxiao Yu takes a selfie with Berky shortly after his arrival for the #GlobeMedSummit in Chicago, IL!

Last year’s Summit, ‘A Celebration of Community’ brought together students, alumni, grassroots partners, and peer organizations to reconnect, celebrate GlobeMed’s ten-year anniversary, and envision GlobeMed’s next ten years. Among those reflections was a distinct desire to look outward, expand our horizons, and […]

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