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Join us this summer as a Global Scholar Program Fellow

Join us to build the next generation of young global leaders! Global Scholar is a two-week intensive global leadership and social change training for high school students in Washington, DC. Run by AIDemocracy / AMP Global Youth, the program empowers high school students to understand the biggest global challenges facing …

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Join our Student Leadership Team for 2016-2017

DYK we’re a totally member-driven community? Indeed, a rockstar team of Student Coordinators lead all of our work, from creating campaigns to drafting social media. And we’re looking for the best and brightest to lead this community in 2016-17! Is that you? Read on! We amplify the story, voice and …

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Femicide in Latin and South America

For this post, I will be writing about a grim topic that has become an epidemic around the world, with media coverage on the issue being minimal. Femicide is the intentional killing of women because of their gender. Femicide is not in a different category than homicide, but rather it …

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Importance of Learning a Foreign Language

“Do you know what a foreign accent is? It’s a sign of bravery.” –Amy Chua, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother Learning another language not only opens your eyes to an entire new world, but it also reveals new insights about yourself and your own culture. Learning a foreign language …

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How to Afford Travel this Summer

Traveling is a great way to gain new experiences, meet new people, and learn more about the world and yourself.  However, making a trip happen can seem impossible when you start to research the costs of airfare, lodgings, food, museums, excursions, etc.  So how can you make your dream trip …

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How Hillary Engaged In Interfaith Cooperation

Last Thursday was like any other; at least, that’s what it seemed like. I was driving on a busy 210 W Freeway to Los Angeles to meet with some staff people at the Muslim Public Affair Council, a national organization dedicated to political and social engagement that mobilizes and impacts …

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Reply SAFE if you’re OK

On Easter Sunday, a Taliban-associated group bombed Lahore, Pakistan, killing over 60 people. Facebook sent out safety check notifications, but not just to those in the area; it sent them worldwide to people not affected by the attack as well. Facebook has since apologised for this mistake. However, this was …

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