posts by Erikah Swift

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Welcome Unit Authors’ Tea 2022

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Noisy Nature: Form Three Students Take An Annual Trip to Len Foote Hike Inn

Nature hikes are not quiet. There’s a lot of noise actually: the fall leaves and dusty rocks crunching underneath sneakers, the rumbling of water bottles and backpacks that move with...
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GVP Founder Suzie Jacobs Volunteers in Math Class

For 13 years, Suzie Jacobs has watched GVP grow and blossom. She is one of the school’s founders. Since 2009, she has contributed to the school’s development. Now, she continues...
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From Volunteer to Lead Math Teacher: Caroline Henry Starts a New Journey at GVP

On her first day of work, Caroline Henry realized she already had a special connection to GVP. Ms. Marjorie, Science Teacher, told Ms. Caroline that she used to be her...
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Fatima Salaam Becomes New Director of Development

We're excited to announce that Fatima Salaam has joined the GVP team as the Director of Development. Fatima Salaam is a leader with a unique background in education, sales, and...
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GVP Gives Food Deliveries to Students and their Families

The work at Global Village Project doesn’t end inside the classroom. Crispin Wilondja, Family & Student Engagement Manager, leads monthly food deliveries for students’ families with bags of fresh fruit,...
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Shine On: Third Year Students Graduate

When girls start school at Global Village Project, they are often more reserserved as they step foot into the newcomer classroom with a mix of new cultures and languages. By...
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Tribute to Education Returns May 15, 2022

Tribute to Education is our annual gala created to honor the achievements of our graduating class, as well as mobilize funding to continue our support for the existing and continuing...

GVP Responds to Refugee Crisis in Ukraine

Thirteen years ago, the founders of  Global Village Project made a commitment to meeting the educational needs of refugee young women and preparing them for high school. Their vision stemmed...
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Honoring through Giving: Roya Memarzadeh Raises over $7,000 in Personal Fundraiser Campaign

Roya Memarzadeh said no to the idea of receiving flowers in memory of her mother, Parvin Shahidi. Instead, in order to honor her mother’s life and legacy personifying girls' education...