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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Measuring the Impact We Make: GB’s Approach to Monitoring & Evaluation

What if you were told that your volunteer efforts were not having as big of an impact as you had hoped? What about a bigger impact? Monitoring impact is an essential part of sustainable development work. Read Liz’s blog about her firsthand experience with Global Brigades’ Monitor…

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How to Start a GB Chapter [Infographic]

Creating a Chapter is one of the best ways to get involved with Global Brigades, whether you want to introduce Global Brigades to a friend at another school, start a Global Brigades Chapter at your school or learn more about about the Chapter Creation process – here is an infogra…

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Stories Of Sustainable Impact: 10 Top GB Blog Posts in 2018

We had a busy year filled with training Community Health Workers, planning for brigades and Leadership Institutes, and celebrating our 10 year anniversary, just to name a few things. As we reflect on blog articles written throughout 2018, we look forward to a year ahead with new …

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Community Health Workers: Accessible Healthcare in Rural Communities

By Program Associate Erin Barnett in Honduras One major barrier to accessible healthcare in Honduras is understaffed healthcare providers in rural communities. While the CDC estimates physician population density to be .37 physicians per 1000 population in Honduras, the majority …

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