September 2015 – Barger Leadership Institute

Month: September 2015

Sarah – Amsterdam, Netherlands and Berlin, Germany

This past summer, thanks to Barger Leadership Institute, I was awarded Summer 2015 Global Scholarship for my Global Course Connections trip to Amsterdam, Netherlands and Berlin Germany. With fellow students from diverse backgrounds and academic interests, I was able to explore ways in which organizations and agents in various countries engage community residents in social …

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Nabiha – Dhaka, Mirpur, and Chittagong, Bangladesh

I worked with OBAT Helpers, an NGO in Bangladesh, conducting ethnographic research on maternal care in Urdu-speaking minority camps in Bangladesh. I explored how women in these camps accessed and used maternal care and whether their status as minorities affected their access to care. I informally interviewed several pregnant women and mothers across the various …

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Pauline – Cape Town, South Africa

This summer I ventured to South Africa to indulge myself in this country‚Äôs healthcare system in order to learn as much as I could in a short 6 weeks. I first interned at the South African Christian Leadership Assembly, which is a non-profit organization that focuses on public health projects. More specifically, SACLA specializes in …

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