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Mobile clinic midwives staff meeting

IHP Alumna Starts Career in Global Maternal Health

I focused on maternal health during my semester abroad with IHP, and much of my current path is built on what I started learning then.

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Divya Bhatia

New Alice Rowan Swanson Fellow to Address Women’s and Girls’ Health and Education in India

SIT Study Abroad congratulates Divya Bhatia, the newest recipient of the Alice Rowan Swanson Fellowship, which returns alumni of our programs to their host countries to conduct human rights projects.

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Shavonne in Zanzibar

Tanzania Alumna Wins Forum on Education Abroad’s Undergraduate Research Award

SIT Study Abroad congratulates Shavonne Stanek, alumna of SIT’s Tanzania: Zanzibar—Coastal Ecology and Natural Resource Management program, for being awarded The Forum on Education Abroad’s 2015 Undergraduate Research Award.

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Trilhando Caminho girls playing soccer

Brazil Alumna Works on Soccer Program for Girls in Fortaleza Favela

Soccer is an empowering sport for girls, specifically in Brazil, as soccer is a man’s sport in Brazil. By showing these girls that they can play a sport outside of the cultural norm that machismo culture dictates, Trilhando Caminho’s hope is to help them move past the cycle of poverty.

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The SIT group

“I now regard Salvador as a second home”—Alumna Remembers Brazil

I chose to study with SIT’s Social Justice and Sustainable Development program in Fortaleza because I thought it would provide a meaningful experience that could positively affect my research and activism.

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