Meet GB Business TeleBrigade Mentor Amir Alinaghian

Amir Alinaghian, Product Manager at Oracle and long-time GB volunteer, reveals how his experience in Global Brigades helped jumpstart his career.

10 Soft Skills You Unknowingly Gain as a Chapter Leader

Have you ever considered the unique soft skills you can develop as a Chapter Leader with Global Brigades? Let’s learn more about these 10 unique skills that have the potential to guide your future leadership style.

7 Unexpected Benefits of Going on a Medical Brigade

Joining a Global Medical Brigade is a great opportunity to explore the field of global health, shadow physicians, and support GB’s ongoing sustainable development efforts. Though the possibilities are endless, we’ve compiled a list of 7 unexpected benefits of volunteering with Gl…

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Our Staff Joined a TeleBrigade – Here’s What We Learned!

As staff members we were curious (and perhaps a bit skeptical) about how a TeleBrigade operates, so we decided to hop on a couple of TeleBrigades alongside student volunteers and GB staff. Here’s what we learned!

How Educators Are Combatting Virtual Learning Fatigue

Educators are being put under extreme pressure to prevent virtual learning fatigue. Our TeleBrigade programs help teachers bring real health and economic cases to students. Check out these testimonials from educators who’ve engaged their students with TeleBrigades.

Virtual Fundraising: 5 Covid-Friendly Fundraising Ideas

Fundraising in a pandemic can be hard, but it’s definitely not impossible. Check out these 5 COVID-safe fundraising ideas that you can use right now!

Medical Spanish for Beginners: The Ultimate Resource for Med Students & Volunteers

Written by Senior Marketing Associate Sydney Colbert and GB Honduras Program Associate Manager Yessica Rodriguez GB staff members consulting a patient during a Medical Brigade in Honduras with the University of Toronto. The Benefits of Being Bilingual in Healthcare If you’re read…

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The Big Picture: How Medical Brigades Form a Global Perspective on Healthcare

The more I understood the health system, the more I was able to see health disparities in quality and access to care. It is one thing to read about these issues on paper. It is completely different to see it in person. Being in the community gave me an awareness of the standards …

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Transforming Volunteer Experiences into a Meaningful Career: An Interview with Radhika Prabhu

We spoke with Radhika Prabhu, Executive Director of the U.S.-Pakistan Women’s Council at the U.S. Department of State, about how she transformed her volunteer experiences into a meaningful career.

The Power of 10: A Decade of Impact with Global Brigades

Over the past 10 years, Global Brigades has celebrated incredible moments of impact as well as challenging moments of hardship. From global pandemics to the expansion of virtual TeleBrigades, we’ve allowed all of our experiences to root us even deeper into our mission and expand …

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