April 21, 2015

Voices From Our Network …

When Calling Your Representatives…

By Nikhil Although many young adults are interested in and passionate about global issues, very few actually take the next step in becoming a global citizen, which consists of actually raising awareness for their cause and trying to make their own personal impact on the global issue. When asked … [Read More...]

My Story

By Madigan G. I come from a relatively large family, what with me, my brothers Daniel (14) and Adam (13), and my sister Cara (8). Being the oldest has always had it’s ups and downs, but in a recent conversation I had with Cara, I got a chance to understand the opposite end of the spectrum: being … [Read More...]

The Pathway to Becoming a Global Citizen

By Julia A. I am fortunate enough to live in the Washington D.C. area, so my commute to American University for the Global Scholar Program was not nearly as long as some of my fellow scholars. However, although I have always recognized the influence of the D.C. area, as some of the most prominent … [Read More...]

Global Citizenship

By Emily H. Being a global citizen can mean so many things in the world today. While some people take being a citizen of the world very seriously, many people across the globe do not feel that they have any responsibility to the global community. This is something that definitely needs to … [Read More...]

The Potential of Millennials

By Adriel S. In the summer of 2013, Samantha Power took the stage of Royce Hall in the University of California, Los Angeles to deliver her first public speech as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations. Her audience could have been politicians, businessmen, or even reporters; … [Read More...]

International Institutions 101: The United Nations

By Alex Ogden. Hello Changemakers! I hope that you are weathering the doldrums of March as best you can (preferably with a hot beverage…hot beverages always help beat the winter gloom!). Today I'm excited to start a conversation on the famed, the beloved and the oft-criticized (although, what … [Read More...]

Meeting with a Decision Maker? You can DO THIS!

By Ana Frigo. We have all had to do this at some point in our lives. Whether we are meeting with a teacher, principal, coach, or boss, it is important to know how to interact with people in positions of power. Below are four tips on what to do when you are meeting with a decision maker. Tip 1: … [Read More...]