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Feb 15, 2018

2018 GlobeMed Summer Fellowship

GlobeMed is now accepting applications for several summer fellowship positions at the Global Headquarters based in Evanston, IL. Read more about the positions below and learn how you can be a part of our summer team! 

Priority applications will be accepted through March 2, 2018 and regular applications will be accepted through March 9, 2018. Interviews will be offered on a rolling basis until the position is […]

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Jan 15, 2018

Host a Kingian Dinner in 2018!

At GlobeMed, we believe health is a human right.

To realize a day in which every human has the right to a healthy life, we cultivate young leaders who can shape more just, equitable, and healthy communities.

Critical dialogue has always been a cornerstone of our model. As we enter our second decade as an organization, we’ll be taking these dialogues […]

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Dec 15, 2017

Introducing GlobeMed’s 2017 Annual Report!

2017 has been an incredible year for GlobeMed. We are a dynamic network of more than 2,000 students at 60 university campuses, 4,000 alumni, and 56 grassroots organizations in Africa, Asia, and the Americas who — together — foster the global health leadership and partnership needed for tomorrow.

We are so excited to share our annual report! We invite you to […]

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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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