Educating Bill Maher
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Educating Bill Maher

Today’s piece is from Benjamin Orbach, the founder and director of our partner organization America’s Unofficial Ambassadors, reposted from his piece last week in the Huffington Post. AUA builds mutual understanding and enhances people-to-people partnerships between America and the Muslim World.  Bill Maher is funny and insightful, and he will have pearls of wisdom to share with Berkeley … Continue reading »

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Fellow
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It Takes a Village to Raise a Fellow

Today’s post comes from Devin Faris with our partner organizations S.O.U.L. and Global Health Corps. After working with refugees and people affected by HIV near Kampala, Uganda, and after numerous visits to Bujagali, he relocated to New York City to complete his M.A. in International Education with hopes of one day returning. Devin is a 2014-2015 … Continue reading »

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Why Gap Years Are Essential For Those Who Don’t Think They Need One
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Why Gap Years Are Essential For Those Who Don’t Think They Need One

Today’s post comes from Michelle Kincaid, a 2013 Omprakash Ambassador Grant recipient and worked in Lima, Peru with Partner, Building Dignity. She will begin pursuing a BA in International Relations with a pre-med track at Syracuse University this fall. We chose this post because of Michelle’s humble expression of her careful self-reflection, not to mention … Continue reading »

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