Can a community move past its history of conflicts, social injustices, and political polarization to find a common goal in building a better future? Every two or four years, we hope that civil society as a united entity will exercise its democratic job of electing new representatives that will lead us to this journey. ButContinue reading “Lessons from Greensboro: learning community for civic engagement”
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Impackt: design thinking process to build a social entrepreneurship learning platform
In this project, two colleagues and I had one driving question: how can we support undergraduate minority students who want to create social positive impact in their communities? Impackt‘s prototype presents the idea of a social entrepreneurship learning platform and online community, in which learners can get connected to resources from social entrepreneurs to fundingContinue reading “Impackt: design thinking process to build a social entrepreneurship learning platform”
Vital Voices: How to build community once we move instruction online?
For the past months, I’ve been working as a graduate intern at Vital Voices, an organization based in Washington D.C., U.S., focused on “investing in women leaders who are solving the world’s greatest challenges”. From my home in Chapel Hill because of COVID-19 restrictions, I have been supporting their Political and Civic Engagement team thatContinue reading “Vital Voices: How to build community once we move instruction online?”