The GB Exchanges are Here!

The GB Exchanges are Here! If you just got back from a Brigade, or are planning to go on one this year, Global Brigades invites you to attend at least one of the GB Exchanges coming to your region this spring. To see a list of the events and register now, please visit www.globalbrigades.org/members-events. Everyone is […]

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How Did You Spend Valentine’s Day?

Romantic Valentine’s Day MCAT plans?   February – that time of the year when people daydream of valentines, candy hearts, roses and romantic gestures. While you, intrepid pre-med student, are preoccupied with daydreams about physics equations, the intricacies of mitosis vs. meiosis and the trends on the periodic table. As the commercials say, “every kiss begins with […]

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How Has GB Affected Your Academic Path?

 Arish Jamil, a volunteer from Emory University, answers the following questions: How has Global Brigades affected your academic path? As the hot Ghanain sun scorched above me, I ran towards the mosque in Adensimam carrying a five year old. The kid was the Imam’s son (Muslim preacher) and for some reason had grown an attachment […]

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Women in Leadership Program in Panama

How are you spending your spring break? Come to Panama, meet women from around the world and improve your leadership skills while earning university credit.   Panama was named the #1 travel destination by New York Times last year! Experience the culture and beauty that Panama has to offer during this 10 day program.  This […]

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“How has Global Brigades Affected Your Academic Path?”

Cheryl Cheah is a volunteer from the University of Arizona and answers the following question, “How has Global Brigades Affected Your Academic Path?” I had the opportunity to brigade to Ghana last winter break and it was one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve ever had. Before going to Ghana with the University of Arizona […]

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“How has Global Brigades affected your academic path?”

Pelashia Moore, a volunteer from Emory University, answers the question, “How has Global Brigades affected your academic path?” in this short YouTube video.

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Social Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition

It’s time to put theory into practice. Global Brigades is proud to present the very first social entrepreneurship business plan competition in conjunction with APTE. Hosted at The Ohio State University, the contest gives aspiring social entrepreneurs a chance to vie for $5K in start-up funds, join GB’s incubation program to test their sustainable solution, […]

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Meet: Noemi Alvarado Fonseca

Noemi Alvarado Fonseca is a 33-year-old woman living in the community of El Retiro high in the mountains of central Honduras.  Noemi lives with her husband, Wilmer Renal Alvarez Alvarado, and their three children: Jerson Reinal, age 11; Areli Ester, age 6; and Ever Neptali, age 3.   Areli and Jerson  attend classes at the community’s […]

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Announcing the GB Institutes

Happy Holidays everyone! We have a big announcement we are excited to share with you! Starting next month the Global Brigades Institutes will “open their doors” by kicking off a new era of experiential learning and student engagement covering the disciplines of global health, economic development, and language learning in order to enhance the professional development of Brigaders and improve our […]

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Remembering Dr. Ledet: An Inspirational Member of the Dental Brigades Family

All of us at Global Brigades are terribly saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Ledet. Dr. Ledet was an inspirational member of the Dental Brigades family. He served as a dentist with Texas A&M Global Dental Brigades and participated in Brigades to Honduras. Please take the time to learn more about the work […]

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