Author Archives: Moledina

Dream a dream’s lifeskill approach goes to camp

By Heather Lockhart-Neff One of experiences I had with GSE was the four days in a rural, rocky area of Kolar, India, about two hours outside of Bangalore. From Thursday until Sunday, I participated in a camp with 32 young … Continue reading
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Realizations about social entrepreneurship

By Emily Foley My field placement with Sattva mirrors many of my facets – a socially-minded, empathetic individual, a business economics student, and an environmentalist. Sattva believes that “addressing complex societal challenges requires a fundamental shift in the way businesses, societies, governments … Continue reading
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Language is..

Bu Emily Colwell Language is a privilege. This is especially true when English is your native language. English is one of the most universally spoken languages, and last week, I was placed in a position where we were operating in … Continue reading
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Acknowledging the power of place: The necessity of mindfulness abroad

By Chris Perrin Dylan and I arrived in the early hours of May 25th and spent the day exploring the area, visiting local street venders, shops, and restaurants. The next day, as more students from this Global Social Entrepreneurship program … Continue reading
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Urban Issues and the Role of SE in Bangalore

By Dylan Pederson The urban space that defines the rapidly growing city of Bangalore is like no other. Strewn with the stalls of hawkers, shops of every kind, and cars and motorcycles, the streets of Bangalore exhibit hopeful potential for … Continue reading
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Buy-One Give-One: Marketing strategies and sustainability

By Tom Helsel The first week working at Sattva in Bengaluru has been a busy one. My first day of work I had to leave early due to stomach illness, however on the second day I hit the ground running … Continue reading
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Structural Violence

By Maite Knorr-Evans I am a Spanish and Global and International Studies major with a political science focus at the College of Wooster. In the fall of 2015, I took Dr. Kent Kille’s Peace Studies class as a part of … Continue reading
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An academic session on leveraging voluntarism

There are two components to the Indian field experience, an academic component and an experiential learning component which occurs mostly with our partner organizations. We bridge these two components with reflection, writing, and praxis. The academic component covers two themes: … Continue reading
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The 2016 Field Experience is live!

We have arrived! The team of ten students and advisors arrived from different parts of the world last week. We are all settled at our respective organizations. The Global SE field experience will be an intense six+ weeks of learning-and-sharing with Indian … Continue reading
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Poverty in Wayne County and India

Poverty is global phenomena. There isn’t a single community that is not touch by the deprivation of capabilities. Income poverty affects 10% of the world population and is mostly concentrated in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Individuals in these parts of … Continue reading
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