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Amy reflects on the roles of a dream team, outlining the Fierce Imaginer, Silent Do-er, Strengths Sparker, Graceful Gather, Endless Energizer, Tough Lover and Guilt Tripper.
Minkee reflects on a panel of thought leaders in social entrepreneurship speaking at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business arguing that leveraging the private sector is vital to grow out an organization focused on social change.
Lucus reflects on earned how he learned to work with a team through all sorts of challenges, small and large, got a window into the world of international development consulting and DC’s corporate culture, worked on his own business skills, but more importantly he got to work on a project that had an impact on the world and will continue to in the future.
Hannah lived in the DC Metro area her entire life but left the east coast and moved out west all the way to Southern California. She reflects on her cross country move.
Matt reflects on his study abroad in Taipei, Taiwan and expounds upon his experience by introducing Taiwan through his eyes.
Ellen reflects on where we are in time and how we live in a world where communication is not a journey. She can speak to he mother, and can see her face on a computer screen. That’s incredible. We live in the future.
Ajay outlines four principles on why mentoring matters - mentoring is important, each member matters, choice assignments and mentoring is a two-way street.
Wei had had the privilege of working with an amazing community located in the foothills of Nepal, called Sabhung. As part of the Hartford Professional Chapter (HPC) of Engineers without Borders (EWB) USA, he partnered with a local NGO, Namlo, to help improve water access to the Ward 8 community of about 800 residents.
Trisha reflects on the Importance of Being Busy. Do what you love. It's absolutely important to spend time with your [self | friends | family], but you also owe it to yourself (and society!) to follow your passions and be happy.
Amy reflects on her amazing opportunity to travel to Kenya for a Changemakers Summit and how the way we learn and grow is changing profoundly and she am at the core of that change.
Sonal reflects on a SF DSO Retreat and the opportunity to get to know the SF team better in a gorgeous sun-kissed setting, have delicious food for every meal and most of all for the time to reignite her passion for international development.
Cathy is inspired by how Cameroon Football Development Program (CFDP) integrates soccer into helping children to develop necessary life skills.
Saurabh reflects on time spent at an ART clinic in Zambia working with 3 other classmates on a project to improve overall patient wait-time. This incremental progress is hugely rewarding and impactful and the reason why more of us need to work on the world’s biggest challenges.
Amy reflects on her experience at the American Red Cross Global Refugee Simulation. Families forced to leave their homes would never have a home again. Water, food, sanitation, and education; basic necessities to her, had become a luxury for 15.4 million people around the world.
Lizzie reflects on her experience at the Women Techmaker's Summit hosted by Google, where she had the opportunity to network with many talented women working in tech, as well as hear great talks by some of the tech industry's most inspiring women leaders.