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Lily Tova, Therapy Dog, Visits Virtual GVP to Read with Students

This month Lily Tova came to visit GVP! Lily Tova is a certified therapy dog and GVP’s would-be mascot. She and her owner, Cindy Zeldin, visit campus often to help...
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“My Community,” A Reflection by Alumna Meh Sod Paw

After graduating from college in 2020, taking a transitional year has helped me reflect on all dimensions of my life. Ruminating has helped me realize the importance of not forgetting...
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“Why I Serve”: Han Pham, Vice Chair of GVP’s Board, Shares Her Story

The story of why I serve on the board of Global Village Project begins with my mother.  My mother and father were just 18 years old when Saigon fell in...
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Evelyne Ombeni, Congolese Lawyer, Shares Her Story with GVP Students

As part of our ongoing journey as a school to advance equity in education, GVP is constantly exploring ways to better equip our students for success, removing barriers to their...
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6 Ways GVP Mentors Support Alumnae’s Dreams

It can make a world a difference to have someone believing in you and rooting for you at every turn. GVP students' families are all deeply committed to their daughters'...
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GVP Alumna Bertha Nibigira Seeks to Solve Refugee Crisis

By the time Bertha Nibigira graduated from Global Village Project in 2012, she had already won two writing contests, interned at a hospital, and met the governor of Georgia. Bertha...
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GVP Alumna Becomes a U.S. Citizen, Votes for the First Time

Voting this election cycle has taken on added importance and urgency for most of us - but even more so for 20-year-old GVP Alumna Khaty Barati, who recently cast her...
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Creative Advocacy and The Power of Our Voices

Advocacy [n.]: any action that argues or speaks in favor of, in support of, or in defense of a cause, person, or group of people. I have always been a...
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GVP Alumna Gives Back through Summer Internship

Wise, soft-spoken, and determined, Niza Vang is actively working to better the world around her. This summer, the 2014 graduate of Global Village Project returned to intern at her alma...
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The Courage to Live in DEI: GVP’s Journey

The work of diversity, equity and inclusion is not for the faint of heart. You cannot approach DEI strictly from a procedural perspective, thinking that it is solely about structures,...