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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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Aug 29, 2016

Participant Spotlights: 2016 Leadership Institute

As we reflect back on our 2016 Leadership Institute, we’re proud to share the reflections and perspectives from our students. In the following spotlights, hear from students across the network who are working to build strong GlobeMed chapters on their university campuses!

To learn more about the 2016 Leadership Institute, follow GlobeMed and the Global Health Fellows Program II posts at #GlobeMedLI.

Holly Caintic GlobeMed at […]

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Aug 27, 2016

Embracing Discomfort: 3 Takeaways from the 2016 Leadership Institute

What is the purpose of GlobeMed’s Leadership Institute? To bring together students from across the country to connect, collaborate, and learn from one another as they work to become more effective leaders for their GlobeMed chapters.

This year, we welcomed four speakers to the Leadership Institute to help us reflect on our approach to leadership. With backgrounds ranging from […]

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Aug 9, 2016

Learning to Lead: Meet the speakers of this year’s Leadership Institute

This August, as students prepare to return to their campuses for another busy school year, 130 GlobeMed chapter leaders will arrive in Evanston, IL for the annual Leadership Institute. There, through workshops and trainings, students will gain the knowledge, skills, and relationships needed to be productive and thoughtful leaders throughout the next year and beyond.

This year, we’re excited to host speakers – ranging from grassroots activists to […]

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Aug 8, 2016

A Look Ahead: 2016 Leadership Institute

This August 18th-20th, GlobeMed is hosting its annual Leadership Institute in Evanston, IL. Gathering over 130 chapter leaders from across the country, the Leadership Institute provides a space for students to connect and collaborate as they plan for the year ahead. Through experiences like the Leadership Institute, GlobeMed students gain the knowledge, skills, and relationships needed to be successful 21st century leaders for global […]

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