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Alumni Adventures

On a warm Saturday in October, 14 mentees and 10 mentors were welcomed at the beautiful Marietta estate of one of GVP's generous donors, Cheryl Davis & Kurt Kuehn. The...
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An Educator and Entrepreneur: Fatima Salaam Joins GVP as Director of Development

By: Josephine Higgins Fatima Salaam always knew that she wanted to make a difference in the world. “I have always been passionate about women’s and girls’ rights, and that has...
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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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“Mathstravaganza” Puts Math Center Stage at GVP

Ms. Linda Smiley, GVP’s long time mathematics teacher, walks around in her new classroom. She moves classroom supplies intentionally, placing each item carefully where she wants it. Against the wall,...
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A Year in Review: 2021-2022 School Impact Report

During a year like no other, when staff and students had to relearn “how to do school” in-person with masks, distancing, limited classroom capacities and volunteers, GVP students persisted, worked...
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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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June 20th is World Refugee Day: Everyone Has the Right to Seek Safety

“Whoever. Wherever. Whenever. Everyone has the right to seek safety.” - UNHCR World Refugee Day 2022  Every year on June 20th, people across the globe celebrate and honor the journeys...
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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...