Co-Presidents, Lillian Jin and Lexa Koenig, recently wrote an op-ed in the Columbia Spectator on the importance of partnership and personal relationships to social change, campus life, and student wellness.
Read an excerpt below and click here for the full article!
“GlobeMed at Columbia funds an HIV/AIDS project in Gulu, Uganda, which is implemented by our partner organization, Gulu Women’s Economic Development and Globalization. Our relationship with GWED-G extends far beyond the successful funding of a project. We make sure we know the names and the stories of the people that receive our money, just like they know our names and our stories. The cultivation of mutual respect, accountability, and admiration for each other is our organization’s greatest priority. At the very heart of this partnership is a belief in the power of human relationships to improve society through recognition of shared values. We believe that conversations and community are integral to lasting social change.”