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Student Spotlight: Will aid really end poverty?

Elisabeth O’Toole is a senior at Notre Dame studying International Economics & Development, and Spanish. As one of the Irish Impact interns, she assists with managing our social media platforms. 999 more words

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Cuba and Macau: Divergent Stories of Tourism Industry Development

By Chris Joseph

The world is experiencing a boom in the global movement of people unlike any other time in human history. Since the development of air travel, people en masse have been able to easily access areas of the world that had previously only been available in textbooks and the imagination. 1,540 more words

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Professional Engineer Spotlight: Meet Tiffany Martindale, PE

At EWB-USA HQ, professional engineers play a key role in ensuring that our 684 projects around the world are high-quality, appropriate and sustainable. Collectively, the professional engineers on our staff and in our membership ensure the caliber of the work done in the name of the organization. 440 more words

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Bea talks through What SIDShare can do for you!

Throughout my three years of studying Human Geography at Sheffield University I developed a keen interest in international development, going on to write my dissertation about the global narratives that shape perceptions on the developing world, and also travelling to Kenya on the development field class. 339 more words

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SokoText: A New Mobile Solution for Small Urban Food Vendors and their Customers

Colombia is a country on the rise, and social and tech entrepreneurship are on top of the tide.

After decades of violent conflict, the country is finally finding its footing as an innovative, hard-working, and passionate player on the world stage, looking both inward and outward to create solutions to problems old and new. 813 more words

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Visits to Gauteng Social Housing

Karen Hemmingson, Director of Research at BC Housing travelled to Johannesburg (Joburg) as a volunteer with NASHO, Rooftops Canada partner in South Africa. I was fortunate to participate with her in some of the briefings on the status of social housing in South Africa as well as tour a number of social housing developments in Joburg and Pretoria. 367 more words

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Jeffrey Sachs Views Development as a Responsibility

Today our Student Spotlight is from Emmie Mediate, a senior at Notre Dame studying Africana Studies, Medicine, and International Development. She has conducted a variety of research on international healthcare systems throughout her undergraduate career, with a particular interest in HIV/AIDS policy. 694 more words

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