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Nov 11, 2016

The biggest takeaways from my summer of GlobeMed

This past summer, Sonja Knudson came onto the GlobeMed Global Headquarters team as a summer intern. As an incoming Co-President, she was excited (and surprised) by how much she had left to learn about the organization that she was so passionate about. What were her biggest takeaways? Read on for more from Sonja’s time at GHQ.

In all honesty, my summer at GlobeMed was one […]

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Nov 10, 2016

How GROW & GlobeMed shifted my interests & goals

Want to know what a summer packed full of GlobeMed feels like? Just ask Ayanna Griffith, GlobeMed’s summer Partnerships and Operations intern, who spent part of her summer with the Global Headquarters and the other part on GROW with her partner organization in India. Learn more about how her lessons on partnership and professional development in this reflection piece.

Working at the GlobeMed Headquarters as […]

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Nov 8, 2016

Everyone has a role to play in global health

When Ivana Giang first joined the GlobeMed Global Headquarters as a summer intern, she had just finished her freshman year at the University of Southern California and was still exploring her interests. After a summer full of interviews, design, and strategy, she’s got a better grasp on she wants to use communications and storytelling as an outlet for change. Read her reflections here.

It would […]

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Nov 3, 2016

2016 GROW Photo Contest: 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 People’s Choice Winners and learn a bit more about their experiences working in partnership. 

Partnership in Action: GlobeMed at Northeastern University

A language barrier acts less as a barrier and more as an […]

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Nov 3, 2016

What draws us towards community?

Where can we build community? In a lot of different places. Recently, our Executive Director, Alyssa Smaldino, attended Opportunity Collaboration, where she joined a community of leaders who are building sustainable solutions to poverty all around the world. Learn more about her experience & how you can take part in similar “convenings for social good” in this post.

(L to R) Ange Muyubira, Executive Director, Kaz’O’zah Art; […]

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Nov 2, 2016

Failing Forward with GlobeMed at GWU and Set Her Free

What happens when you have a good idea, but not the right approach? You often fail and have to adapt. In this post, you’ll learn about how one of our partnerships struggled to implement & evaluate a sanitary pad program across communication and capacity barriers. You’ll also learn how they’re taking their lessons learned to change the way they collaborate.

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Nov 1, 2016

How We Turned Failure into Listening & Learning

What happens when you have a good idea, but not the right approach? You often fail and have to adapt. That’s what happened to GlobeMed during their first two years piloting a new chapter at Wilbur Wright College. Learn about how students, staff, partners, and faculty have worked together to “fail forward” and learn from the challenges they’ve faced. This article was originally published as an […]

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Oct 31, 2016

The stories we need to share

What’s the purpose of storytelling and which stories do we need to share? We’re exploring these questions as we dive deeper into the stories of our community members around the world. Learn more about the people, perspectives, and lessons that have contributed to our network in the upcoming weeks.

Caption: Caroline and Alfred, the manager of the Nwoya Youth Center, pose after a productive meeting […]

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Sep 21, 2016

Introducing GlobeMed’s new Board members

We’re excited to introduce five new members to GlobeMed’s Board of Directors: Graham Atkinson, Roopa Dhatt, Nabil Foster, Jeff Richardson, and Robert Topping. Long time supporters of GlobeMed, these new Board members will help promote organizational growth in GlobeMed’s next decade.

Over the last 10 years, GlobeMed has supported over 6,000 young leaders who know that positive change is possible when people work together […]

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Sep 7, 2016

2015-2016 GlobeMed Impact Report: Ten Years in the Making

As our tenth year concludes, we’re excited to share our 2015-2016 Impact Report, a collection of stories, lessons, and statistics that highlight our impact and growth over the last decade.

The people you’ll meet in this report are a few of the more than 6,000 community members who prove that change is possible when people work together in pursuit of a goal larger than themselves. Here, you’ll meet […]

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