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Meet Global Minds Board Member- Betty Cruz

Hi Everyone, my name is  Madeline King, and I am the Conference and Event Planning Fellow at Global Minds Initiative. I’m excited to interview Global Minds Board Member and the new president of the World Affairs Council, Betty Cruz. What is the World Affairs Council? I will start by just sharing what our mission is, but I…

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Ten Books to Read During Quarantine

By Maya Shook- Program and Curriculum Fellow During this strange and difficult time, I’ve found reading to be a comfort. It has been a way to both stimulate my mind and momentarily escape the confines of my home. So I’ve decided to share ten book recommendations for quarantine. I’ve chosen books that have broadened my…

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My Experience with Online Learning

Alexis Alarcon- Research and Evaluation Fellow Like many across the globe, the spread of COVID-19 has resulted in the immediate closure of schools, and interruptions to our day to day lives. Fortunately, at my school, teachers and school administrators worked tirelessly to ensure that students could still receive a quality education from home. At first,…