Bridging the Gap Between the Data and the Faces

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Today’s post comes from 2014-2015 Global Health Fellow Jen Zhu with our partner organization Global Health Corps. Jen is from the great state of North Carolina, and is currently working with Millennium Villages on improving health systems in Uganda. In this post, Jen reflects on the importance of not only recording the facts, but recognizing […]

The Complications of Teaching When You Don’t Know How to Teach

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Today’s post comes from Sarah Moratz, a global gap year student with our partner organization, Thinking Beyond Borders. She is very excited to be volunteering all across Africa, South and Southeast Asia, and Latin America. She hopes that it will help her find herself and steer her in the right direction for college and beyond. […]

My Host Brother, the Metaphor

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Today’s post comes from Lindsay Saligman with our partner organization Global Citizen Year.  Along with her passion to make education accessible and affordable for all, Lindsay hopes to speak Spanish without an accent and learn her place and responsibilities in the world during this bridge year. We chose this post to celebrate Lindsay’s humility in understanding her new […]