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Dec 30, 2016

Why are we forming a GlobeMed Alumni Association?

Editorial Note: With much excitement, GlobeMed announced the formation of the GlobeMed Alumni Association on Dec. 30th in a message to all students and alumni. To provide additional context on the story and purpose behind this Association, the leaders of the burgeoning group put together this blog post.

During the 10th Anniversary Summit last year, alumni met and began thinking about how GlobeMed has […]

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Dec 22, 2016

GlobeMed Enters Second Decade with New Board Leadership: Paurvi Bhatt Elected as Chair, Rob Topping Elected as Vice Chair

Evanston, IL — December 22, 2016 — GlobeMed marks its second decade with the election of Paurvi Bhatt as the 4th chair in the organization’s 10-year history. The board also elected Robert Topping as the 1st vice chair for the organization.

Bhatt is a seasoned leader in global health focusing on leadership and capacity development in healthcare. With over 25 years of experience across business, […]

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Dec 16, 2016

Honoring our Board Chair Brian Hanson

Brian Hanson has been on the Board of Directors at GlobeMed since its inception and has been Chair of the Board for nearly six years. This week will be his last meeting as GlobeMed Board Chair. Please join us in thanking and celebrating Brian for his outstanding leadership.

We are asking GlobeMed alumni, long-time supporters, allies, and friends to consider thanking Brian in at least two ways.

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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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