Education

Tulane Application and Info Session for Clinton Global Initiative University 2015 Meeting

Oct
08

Come join other Tulanian student leaders passionate about solving social issues and international development to plan involvement in the Clinton Global Initiative University (GGI U) 2015 meeting which has early decision and travel assistance deadline of October 17, 2014.

Contact jgomez6@tulane.edu for more information.

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Clinton Global Initiative University 2015 Meeting

Oct
08

President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will host the eighth annual Clinton Global Intiative Univeristy (CGI U) 2015 meeting from March 6-8, 2015 at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.

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Film & Panel Discussion: Girl Rising

Join TUCP, CELT, and the Newcomb College Institute for this screening & panel discussion.

From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. Prize-winning authors put the girls’ remarkable stories into words, and renowned actors give them voice.

Event Date: 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 7:00pm

Documentary Film: American Promise (Dec. 18-22)

Dec
13

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December 18-22 @ 5:30pm

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International Development Colloquium Series: Innovations in Poverty Alleviation

Martin Burt, Payson PhD student & Executive Director of Fundación Paraguaya, will discuss his research and Fundación’s work in finding new ways to assess and address rural poverty.

Lunch will be provided by the Payson Graduate Student Association (PGSA).

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 11:30am

Fundación Paraguaya: Lessons Learned from a Self-Sufficient Entrepreneurship School

Nov
06

Assisting the poor to achieve success can be daunting, as the definition of success varies on a personal level. Martin Burt (a current Payson PhD student) took this concept to heart when founding Fundación Paraguaya*, a non-profit organization in Paraguay devoted to promoting entrepreneurship among the world's poor.

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IFESH's Teach for Africa and International Fellows Training

The program places accredited teaching professionals, administrators and college professors in sub-Saharan African countries to help improve the educational systems of selected nations.

Start Date: 
2004

Regional Project on HIV and Development: Integration of HIV/AIDS into Educational Curricula of West African Countries

The program was set up as a six-week intensive course. The interdisciplinary training-of-trainers HIV/AIDS course consisted of a variety of topics that are of pressing importance to the sub-region, including: HIV/AIDS and development, methodology, research ethics, behavioral change, project management and evaluation, financial and logistics management, IEC strategies for community participation, legal and policy aspects, and learning how to learn with technology.

Start Date: 
2003

IFESH's Teach for Africa and International Fellows Training

The program places accredited teaching professionals, administrators and college professors in sub-Saharan African countries to help improve the educational systems of selected nations.

Start Date: 
2002

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