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May 01

Reflections on Colombia’s Response to COVID-19 by Piper Goeking (A’22)

by tuftsigl

The Tufts Latin American Committee (LAC) hosted two public officials from the Colombian government to discuss the country's response to COVID-19 for its first virtual event on April 27.

Apr 28

The Thorn in Tyranny’s Side Goes Virtual by Patrick Beliard (A'21)

by tuftsigl

There is virtually no part of the world that has not been gravely affected by the COVID19 pandemic. Democracies and tyrannies alike have suffered the consequences of a health crisis – with significant political, social, and economic impacts –  of proportions never seen before.

Apr 27

Empowering Local Farmers in Rwanda by Magnifique Mukundwa (E’20)

by tuftsigl

This winter break, I was fortunate to travel back to Rwanda to continue supporting my initiative, To The Waters. To The Waters tackles issues related to unsafe water, sanitation, hygiene, nutrition (WASH-N), and poverty in low-income communities and schools using innovation and entrepreneurship.

Apr 26

Harvard Africa Business Conference by Daniel Ndirangu (A’21)

by tuftsigl

In February, I had the incredible opportunity to attend the Harvard Africa Business Conference (HABC) at Harvard Business School (HBS).   HABC brings together over 1,000 people from across the African continent and its diaspora to assess and explore the potential for expanding Africa’s business potential.

Apr 14

The Digital Economy Youth Summit by Guillaume Pailhoux (A’21)

by cpinkerton

On Friday January 31st, the United Kingdom officially left the European Union after 47 years of membership. At the same time, a conference at the University of Cambridge brought together 70 students from across the globe to discuss the European Union and political issues facing our generation.

Apr 13

An Everchanging Crisis by Kristin MacDougall-Sullivan (F’2G)

by cpinkerton

My time in Lesvos came to an end in January, and my experience is difficult to put in writing.  First, I was not prepared for the changes in camp conditions from when I left in August.  Every inch of space both inside and surrounding Moria camp is used as some sort of shelter for newly arriving asylum seekers.  People often find commun