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Alumni Stories: Raluca

The Struggle for Sustainable Financing of Education

International financial support for education has been on a descending trend in the last few years. Since donors have other priorities on their agendas, the hopes are turning (once again) to requests of more domestic funding. 809 more words

"Finding a position on campus makes me feel right at home as I come to work every day."

Geoff Green is a recent graduate of The Ohio State University, Spring ’17, with a degree in Neuroscience and minor in Engineering Sciences. During his gap year, Geoff will be conducting research in the Speech, Language, and Music (SLAM) lab leading the functional near infra-red spectroscopy (fNIRS) study on students in the Columbus public school system dealing with speech/language deficiencies by way of implementing music intervention lessons focused on metronomic skills to enhance the brain regions where music and language processing overlap. 716 more words

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AFS Leadership Development Program by Madhusudan Rao, Bangalore chapter

Leadership Development training was conducted by Madhusudan Rao on 27th August 2017 at Global City International School.
The training session began around 11 am. After the Ice breaker, an introduction to leadership development and its main objective was shared with the participants. 636 more words


OUTspoken - Jim Kelly

OUTspoken is a monthly LGBTQ storytelling event at Chicago’s Sidetrack video bar, CLICK here to learn more. In August of this year, RPCV Jim Kelly spoke about his time in the Peace Corps. 275 more words

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Finding your volunteer niche: words of wisdom from a Luckyday alumnus

by Sarah Dixon

“I’m a little concerned that I am going by myself to volunteer.” These were the words freshman scholar Hadley Howell confessed when she came into my office one September morning. 953 more words

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Naropa Alumni Bring Social Justice Framework to Therapeutic Relationship

By Amanda Hart, student in Naropa University’s Transpersonal Art Therapy program

Community Consulting & The Center for Community Healing 

Chelsea Karcher, MA, LPC-IT with her partner Owen Karcher, MA, LPC run… 607 more words


Alumni Stories: Yvette

The Fortunate Few

A couple of months ago, just before the summer, my time at Oxfam Novib came to an end. Walking out of the office on my last day felt somewhat strange, as I left behind not only the projects I had invested my time and effort in on but also my colleagues that I had spent the past few months with. 671 more words