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Mar 24, 2017

Reflecting on the 2017 GROW Institute

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 […]

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Mar 15, 2017

2017 Summit Speaker Spotlight: Why Mothers and Children Should Live Bravely in Their First 1,000 Days

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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Mar 3, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: 2017 GlobeMed Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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, […]

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Mar 1, 2017

2017 Summit Speaker Spotlight: We Are The Leaders We’ve Been Looking For

By Aisha Fukushima, founder of RAPtivism

lead·er ˈlēdər/Submit

noun

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 […]

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Feb 22, 2017

#GROWCommunity17: African, American

This is the last piece in this series of blogposts that reflect on ‘community’ and how students have enacted this value within their GlobeMed chapters.

Gianna White, 2017 GROW Coordinator at GlobeMed at Howard University, writes…

Community is the sharing of common attitudes, interests, and goals with a group of people. GlobeMed at Howard University is a diversity group of primarily black intellectuals […]

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Feb 21, 2017

Celebrating the World Day of Social Justice in 2017!

Dear fellow GlobeMedders,

Yesterday, we commemorated the World Day of Social Justice (#WDSJ). Since 2009, this annual occasion has called on us all to reflect and collaborate on issues relating to poverty, equity and inclusion. At GlobeMed, we have always respected and valued the meaning of the WDSJ. As a network of students, alumni, partners and donors working to improve global health equity, we understand […]

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Feb 17, 2017

2017 GlobeMed Summer Internship

GlobeMed is now accepting applications for several summer internship 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! 

Applications will be accepted through March 10, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]

GLOBEMED

Founded by students in 2007, the GlobeMed network engages more than 2,000 undergraduates in 56 university-based […]

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Feb 16, 2017

#GROWCommunity17: A collection of unique voices and talents

In the weeks leading up to GROW Institute 2017, we will publish a series of blogposts that reflect on ‘community’ and how students have enacted this value within their GlobeMed chapters.

Chris Lin, a senior in biochemistry major, GROW intern in 2015, and External Co-President in 2015 from GlobeMed at Northeastern University in Boston, MA writes…

At GlobeMed at Northeastern University, our sense of community has […]

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Feb 13, 2017

Alyssa Smaldino to step down as GlobeMed Executive Director in May, Board Celebrates a Record of Success, and Begins Leadership Search.

During her nearly nine years of service to GlobeMed, Alyssa has shaped and sharpened core elements of our programs and organization. Her career has grown from being a chapter leader at George Washington University, Director of Partnerships at GlobeMed’s Global Headquarters, to Executive Director. She’s led GlobeMed’s growth to 58 chapters, formed robust training programs for student leaders, established our regional partner forum program, strengthened […]

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Feb 8, 2017

#GROWCommunity17: Communicating across time and space

In the weeks leading up to GROW Institute 2017, we will publish a series of blogposts that reflect on ‘community’ and how students have enacted this value within their GlobeMed chapters.

Students at GlobeMed at St. Edwards University in Austin, TX had this to share…

The mission of St. Edward’s University includes a great focus on forming a strong community locally and globally to best […]

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