This one-day workshop is an essential introduction for anyone interested in a career in the humanitarian sector. You will hear first hand experiences from individuals who have been involved in humanitarianism, learn about the nature of humanitarian relief, and look at the skills you have to bring to the sector.
Sauti (Voice in Swahili) is a coming-of-age documentary about five girls who escaped decades ago from war and persecution in Rwanda, South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo. They’ve lived nearly their entire lives in the host country of Uganda. Now, as they approach adulthood, they want to transcend the label ‘refugee’ and move beyond the obstacles facing them in a protracted refugee situation within a struggling country.
Join us as we welcome Dr. Sharmila Anand back to her alma mater to share her story with the CU Denver community and beyond. Dr. Anand (MBA Health Administration, ’08) was recently one of thirteen women in the world to be honored as “Heroine of Health” by the World Health Organization. She is also one of three women featured in the forthcoming documentary, Heroines of Health. Dr. Anand is a learner, trainer, and a motivational speaker who founded Santosh Education and Healthcare Pvt. Ltd (SEHPL), a social enterprise focused on developing the next generation of healthcare professionals in India.
Freshwater Project International is hosting an upcoming event on September 30th at Golden High School from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Last year, they had 150 enthusiastic walkers and others who donated, sponsored and supported their efforts; there was beautiful fall weather, great live music, a wonderful location at Golden High School and more than $7000 raised to provide clean water, safe sanitation and hygiene education to 5 schools in rural Malawi.
The Palapa Society of Todos Santos, Mexico, a non-profit, invites you to attend our first stateside event, “Baja Under the Stars.” Join us for this memorable evening with Grammy Award-winning La Santa Cecilia. Located in the beautiful Denver Botanic Gardens, all ticket holders will also receive a FREE pass to the Gardens.
The www.globalminded.org movement is about access, equity, and opportunity for First-Generation-to-College and underserved populations, those who work with them, and those who want to hire them. GlobalMindED is the only professionally run conference in the U.S. that brings together First Gen students with leaders from the education, business, policy, and nonprofit sectors. Thought leaders from diverse backgrounds and industries support educational innovators who are setting a new standard for inclusive excellence at a time of national polarization, fragmentation, and digital divide.