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Feb 8, 2016

Launching our new campaign #whyGROW

Grassroots Onsite Work (GROW) internships offer students the opportunity to learn from and engage with the realities of global health. Through direct, onsite experience with their grassroots partner organizations, students learn how to best support and contribute to community-driven change.

This February 19-21, GlobeMed will be hosting its annual GROW Institute to prepare students to be productive interns while working and learning alongside their partner […]

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Feb 4, 2016

#GlobeMed2030: How can we adapt to the challenges and realities of global health work?

Bethel University is an evangelical Christian university based in Minnesota. When Andre Scarlato founded a GlobeMed chapter there in 2011, I had just started working at GlobeMed and was appointed to be their advisor. I knew almost instantly that the chapter would thrive.

Three years later, in October 2014, I visited GlobeMed at Bethel’s partner, Rural Economic Development Association (REDA), in Svay Rieng, Cambodia. Based […]

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Feb 1, 2016

2016 GlobeMed Summer Internship

GlobeMed is now accepting applications for a summer internship 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! 

GLOBEMED

Founded by students in 2007, the GlobeMed network engages more than 2,000 undergraduates in 56 university-based chapters. Each chapter is partnered one-to-one with a grassroots health organization in one of 20 countries throughout […]

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Jan 21, 2016

#GlobeMed2030: How are we changing the way people collaborate?

On November 22, 2012, I reached the midway mark of a 6-week visit to GlobeMed partners, arriving in Mumias, Kenya, where I was greeted by the Ambassadors of Hope.

The Ambassadors of Hope are a group of kind, hardworking men and women from Kakamega County who met each other at a training for HIV support group leaders. When the training ended, they decided to build […]

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Jan 7, 2016

#GlobeMed2030: Why do we invest in partnership?

GlobeMed2030 is the new blog series aimed at answering the question: Can empathetic, curiosity-driven leadership change the status quo? 

Follow our stories and share your own by using the hashtags #globemed2030 and #2030now. 

Jason works to improve the health and well-being of seasonal and migrant farmworkers in Illinois. Laura works to help address the problems of poverty, disease, and preventable deaths in Nicaragua.

What do they have […]

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Jan 6, 2016

#GlobeMed2030: How We’re Changing the Status Quo

GlobeMed2030 is the new blog series aimed at answering the question: Can empathetic, curiosity-driven leadership change the status quo? 

We believe it can. Through conversations with our students, partners, and alumni, we’ll be digging into stories of how empathy, curiosity, and commitment are shaping new forms of 21st century leadership. We’ll be highlighting how our network is taking a stand against stagnant systems and policies that perpetuate oppression. And […]

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Jan 5, 2016

2015: Our Year in Review

With your help, we made 2015 spectacular.

We visited our partner organizations around the globe and learned from their experience amplifying community health. We grew to 3 new chapters, giving us 56 university chapters across the country. We had over 160 GROW interns work alongside their partners to strengthen their relationships and increase their impact. We graduated 411 seniors who are now creating change in their own communities. […]

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Dec 22, 2015

Developing 21st Century Leaders for Global Health: Rhodes College + AMOS Health & Hope

We’re thrilled to share our newest video Developing 21st Century Leaders for Global Health: Rhodes College + AMOS Health & Hope. Through the story of a GlobeMed at Rhodes alumnus and the Director of AMOS, this video highlights GlobeMed’s work with developing a new generation of humble, bold, and compassionate leaders. Learn more by viewing the video below:

 

At GlobeMed, we’re building partnerships that change […]

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Dec 16, 2015

Now Hiring: Director of Operational Systems, Event Operations Associate, Marketing & Community Engagement Associate

GlobeMed is seeking three new positions to join our Global Headquarters on the campus of Northwestern University.

Read more about the positions and learn how to join our community of changemakers!

GLOBEMED

Founded by students in 2007, the GlobeMed network engages more than 2,000 undergraduates in 56 university-based chapters. Each chapter is partnered one-to-one with a grassroots health organization in one of 20 countries throughout Africa, Asia and the […]

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Dec 10, 2015

Developing 21st Century Leaders for Global Health: FIU + EDELAC

We’re thrilled to share our newest video Developing 21st Century Leaders for Global Health: Florida International University + Escuela de la Calle. Through the story of three Grassroots Onsite Work interns and one partner organization, this video highlights GlobeMed’s work with the Global Health Fellows Program II to advance the United States Agency for International Development’s goal of diversifying the global health workforce. Learn more by viewing […]

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