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Scaling Your Project Globally

Alas, through my last two posts we have arrived from just an idea into a tangible project, initiative, or organization. After spending time working with your organization and making it the best you can be, you are wondering how you can scale it to become globally recognized. During this stage …

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Would I Recommend Peace Corps? 1000 times yes.

We’re continuing to highlight our latest #BeGlobal opportunity, Peace Corps, through an interview with Karen Showalter. Karen was a Volunteer in Niger, West Africa. She shares her story below. My Peace Corps experience was overwhelming and empowering. I was posted in Niger, and worked as a Natural Resource Management Specialist. …

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Start your next travel blog with these 3 simple tips

If you’re about to embark on an exciting study, volunteer or work abroad program, you may be considering starting a travel blog. Travel blogs can be a lot of work but they give you a chance to share your adventures with family and friends in creative ways. With all the …

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Make the Summer Count: Ways to get involved

Summer is here! This can be a great time to spread your wings and try something new! Here are some ideas from Sohil, Alyssa, Angie, Lydia, Quinn, Julie and Karen! Volunteer with a local organization. Lots of groups need your help, whether it’s a few hours a week or full …

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Make this Summer Count

Are you someone who is always excited by summer, but always seem to be bored once summer arrives? If that description matches you, don’t worry- you’re not alone! Thousands of other people each year take away their boredom and fuel their energy into meaningful summer projects. This page will give …

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Global Citizenship

Global Citizenship 101    The one thing that unites all human beings is hardship. The struggle associated with it is something that is inherent to all people. For the past hundreds of years, issues such as human rights, gender inequality, environmental degradation, poverty, hunger, etc. have all been issues inherent …

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What is the first step towards social change?

By Kelsey Bollinger. As a student it can get overwhelming taking classes that focus on some of the world’s worst problems like poverty, starvation and health violations to name a few. So what can you do to enact positive change? Let me start by sharing a story. As a university …

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