Legal Empowerment: A Wedding to Remember in El Espinito, Honduras

On May 17, 2019, students from the University of Southern California’s Legal Empowerment group of volunteers attended a wedding in El Espinito in the department of El Paraíso, Honduras.

Research With Global Brigades: Women’s Health Matters, Period.

Getting involved with women’s health research on and off brigade helped shape Olivia’s career goals. Learn more about research opportunities with Global Brigades.

Unpacking GB Buzzwords: Holistic Model, Sustainable Development, Empowerment

If you’ve ever heard of Global Brigades, you’ve probably heard buzzwords like Holistic Model, community empowerment, sustainable development, etc. But what do these words actually mean? How does GB take these phrases and turn them into actionable steps toward solving health and e…

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All in a Weekend’s Work: Medical Alumni Brigades

We plan to engage hundreds of healthcare professionals and graduate students on Medical Alumni Brigades in the next five years and beyond. Participate in a brigade that fits your schedule and specialty as you tap into your passion for providing healthcare in rural Honduran commun…

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What Global Brigades Taught Us About Leadership

Here are 8 things leaders from NJIT learned from their experience at the Leadership Institute in Honduras. When will you get involved?

Create a Legacy: How to Become a GB Campus Chairperson

Global Brigades is able to make an immense impact because of our dedicated leaders and volunteers. One special leadership opportunity is the role of Campus Chairperson. Global Brigades Campus Chairpersons assume the highest leadership position on campus by overseeing all GB Chapt…

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How to Lead a Brigade in 10 Easy Steps

Do you want to get involved with the largest student-led movement for global health? Here are 10 simple steps to help you get started in joining a brigade!

The Porcelain Protest: Flushing Away Water and Sanitation Inequalities

As a long-time partner of Global Brigades Honduras, the Water and Engineering Chapter at Penn State University has collaborated with the WASH Program and its goals since 2010. As part of one of the largest Global Brigades Chapters in the world, Penn State Water Brigades has contr…

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Pato Pato Ganzo: The Brigade Game That Connects Us

Now, picture yourself on your upcoming Medical Brigade. You are sitting in a circle with children from a partner community, community health advocates and volunteers, and two of your closest friends, all with a toothbrush in hand. You and your fellow volunteers have spent weeks l…

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From Volunteer to Staff: Shaping an Impactful Career

Having helped coordinate and support 321 brigades in 2018 alone, our Program Associates are key team members of the Global Brigades family. The link between the international team and local staff, Program Associates uphold the Global Brigades values and are strong advocates of th…

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