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    Building a diverse and inclusive community

    Building a diverse and inclusive community

    Can’t believe I’m already done with 1/3 of my internship! This past week has been full of learning and exposure, as well as traveling back and forth between the EnAble India training center and the EMC company building. As I mentioned in my previous blog post, EnAble India’s main goal is to help people with [...]

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    New Beginnings in Bangalore

    New Beginnings in Bangalore

    January 5, 2015 It’s been a week since I first set foot in India, and every day I’m amazed by the diversity in sights, smells, and sounds of this country. Before settling down in Bangalore a few days ago, I traveled around the Northern cities of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. My favorite part was seeing [...]

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    Ways2Clean (Blog 4) : Looking back and looking forward

    In the 5 weeks of working in Dinajpur, Bangladesh in order to get things done I had to climb up and down the bureaucratic ladder multiple times, had to hash out formal letters for different people in different positions in the city, talk to many people in many ways to accomplish the tasks I did. [...]

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    Pathways to the Tech Industry

    Chelsea will spend summer 2014 in San Francisco, where she will be working with an organization called CODE2040 to design educational interventions that support pathways into the tech sector for Black and Latino/a college students. She will also conduct fieldwork to understand how informal learning experiences translate into meaningful career opportunities for software developers. The [...]

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    Designing Zion House in Tanzania

    Designing Zion House in Tanzania

    Claudia spent Summer 2014 working with The Olive Branch for Children and their Zion House project in Tanzania. The organization’s main objective is to “help remote communities in Tanzania assess their primary needs and establish programs that target the most vulnerable.”  The organization runs two homes for vulnerable children, the Zion Home (30 kids) and the [...]

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    Social Media Decision Making at the Red Cross

    Lauren will spend Summer 2014 working in Washington, DC with the American Red Cross (ARC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  Her project is titled ‘Evaluation of Social Media Use in Decision Making at the American Red Cross and FEMA’ and aims to identify ways that these two agencies can improve their existing capabilities [...]

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