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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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Feb 1, 2017

#GROWCommunity17: Diversity. Solidarity. Community.

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.

Neil Thivalapill, student of Human Rights & Biology at Columbia University ’18, writes…

At both GlobeMed at Northwestern and Columbia, I was reminded that the strength of the network lies in the diverse experiences of our […]

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Jan 25, 2017

#GROWCommunity17: Giving meaning to local partnership

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.

Hannah Schultz, a sophomore psychology major at Colorado College, writes…

GlobeMed at Colorado College has been working hard this year to strengthen our local partnership with Meadow’s Park Community Center. Meadow’s Park has been doing amazing […]

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Jan 11, 2017

Letter from our new Director of Communications: Balungile Belz

To the GlobeMed network:

A lesson that I learned very early in my life is that we are all humans, despite our differences, and that we are responsible for one another. This is a concept linked to Ubuntu, a Zulu word meaning ‘humanness’. I am because you are. My joy is your joy. Your struggle is my struggle.

I have multiple homes. I was born […]

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