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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
It’s that time of year again! We’re proud to present this year’s Summit Social Media Corps!
This year, we’re bringing together some new and old faces to document the 11th Annual GlobeMed Summit ‘Leading Bravely: Finding Strength in Diversity’. These delegates will function as the eyes and ears at the event, covering all of the weekend’s activities from passionate conversations among students to insightful commentary from Summit speakers. […]
by Shengxiao Yu, Director of Partnerships, Asia and the Americas, GlobeMed
One of the key aspects of GlobeMed’s unique partnership model is the opportunity for students to participate in Grassroots On-Site Work (GROW) internships.
Every year, each GlobeMed chapter assembles a team of three to five individuals who travel to their partner organization and community. While on site, students work as interns with their […]
by Roger Thurow, Chicago Council for Global Affairs
For a non-fiction storyteller, diversity can be a powerful ally.
In my three books exploring hunger in the 21st Century – the REAL Hunger Games Trilogy! – I’ve found that a multitude of voices, from different backgrounds and locations, makes for a richer narrative.
The narrative of my newest book, The First 1,000 Days: […]
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Jan Schakowsky, Luis Gilberto Murillo and other renowned global health leaders visit Chicago’s Magnificent Mile
Chicago, IL. – March 3, 2017
GlobeMed, a non-profit advancing global health in Africa, Asia and the Americas, is hosting its eleventh annual Summit from March 30 to April 1. Every year, the GlobeMed Summit serves as a platform for collective learning and collaboration between 300 students, […]
By Aisha Fukushima, founder of RAPtivism
noun: leader; plural noun: leader
1. the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country.
Often times our definitions of leadership focus on titles that denote powerful positions of influence. As such many of us are socialized to believe that leaders are people such as established CEOs, class presidents, politicians or […]