Preview The Experience: Ambassador Opportunities

Join our passionate team for open Ambassador TeleBrigades to experience these programs and make a real impact. Global Brigades is running open TeleBrigades in August for faculty, admin, and student leaders to experience first-hand the impact and opportunity with virtual TeleBrigades. These opportunities will create a space to experience the full TeleBrigades, provide real-time feedback to program staff, and benefit real community partners.

Leverage these opportunities to connect with our team and see how you can best adapt the programs for your classroom by participating yourself!

3 Session Engineering PREVIEW: September 21-24
3 Session Medical PREVIEW: September 21-23

Virtual International Development Programs

Innovate your classroom and student experience with unique programs aligned with global international development objectives.

Business
TeleBrigades

Global Business TeleBrigades are designed for aspiring business professionals to apply their business skills, foster cultural competency through virtual immersion, and with the support of our local teams and mentors from Deloitte or Accenture, create consulting deliverables to help grow small business “clients” from under resourced communities in the developing world.

TeleBrigades enable university students to achieve the same professional outcomes as participating in the field but in the classroom, with even more community impact, greater connections with business mentors and development experts, while limiting time away from work and negative environmental impact associated with travel.

TeleBrigades use virtual meeting software and  on-the-ground economic development professionals to facilitate a meaningful experiences for both students and our clients. This innovative program incorporates live consultations, tangible consulting deliverables, and the opportunity for affordable loan capital to help clients execute on their business plans.

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Engineering TeleBrigades

Each Global Engineering TeleBrigade is designed for aspiring engineering students to build engineering knowledge through skill-based volunteering, build cultural competency through virtual immersion, and deliver real impact through our local team by remotely designing a water system and budget for rural communities.

TeleBrigades enable students to achieve the same learning outcomes as participating in field work but in the classroom, with even more community impact greater connections to engineering and development experts,, while limiting time away from school and negative environmental impact associated with travel.

TeleBrigades use video calls, various web tools and software, and support of on-the-ground engineering professionals. This innovative program incorporates virtual consultation with the Water Council and Basic Sanitation Committee, virtual designing with a local engineer and detailed budget creation

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Public Health TeleBrigades

Public Health TeleBrigades is an international collaboration to prevent disease and improve health outcomes in rural Honduran communities. Our bilingual on-the-ground teams guide students and partner community’s Basic Sanitation Committee (BSC) through the UNDP’s Healthy Schools and Households program, to identify health challenges, assess market demand for in-home infrastructure solutions, and ultimately build a Community Health Action Plan.

The program does not stop at an Action Plan. The BSC implements the plan and shares progress with the students after six weeks of implementation.

TeleBrigades program enables students to achieve the same learning outcomes as a field program but in the classroom, with more community impact and increased connections to development and health experts, while limiting time away from school and any carbon footprint.

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Medical
TeleBrigades

Global Medical TeleBrigades are designed for people who care about equitable access to healthcare and want to build medical knowledge through skill-based volunteering, build cultural competency through virtual immersion, and deliver real impact through our local team by participating in live medical clinics.

TeleBrigades use virtual meeting software, secure tele-medical platforms, and the support of the on-the-ground healthcare professionals. This innovative program incorporates mobile medical clinics, interviews with physicians, medical Spanish, an introduction to pharmacology and exposure to unique epidemiologic case studies.

This customizable program is the perfect addition to any classroom for aspiring health professionals.

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LIVE Webinars

Our team hosted LIVE informational webinars on TeleBrigades on Thursday, July 16. Click the corresponding program to view the presentations from our guest panel.

 

Webinar: Business TeleBrigades for the Classroom

Event Recording 

Learn how our virtual consultation model fit for the classroom connects passionate students with Deloitte mentors and economic development professionals to create meaninful deliverables for real clients in Panama.

Steve Atamian
Chief Strategy Officer
Juan David Villegas
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Anibal Cardenas
Sustainable Dev Director, Panama
David Miller
Deloitte Consulting
Webinar: Public Health TeleBrigades for the Classroom

Event Recording

Learn the ins and outs of the unique research based public health itinerary and opportunities for students to be invovled in researching, identifying, and analyzing real public health problems and solutions in rural Honduras.

Steve Atamian
Chief Strategy Officer
Ben Erker
Director of Impact & Evaluation
Luis Quan
Executive Director, Honduras

It's Easy to Start!

1. Set-up a Call with Us

2. Confirm Interest and Customization

3. Set Dates and Begin!

4. Watch your students enjoy the unique learning experience.

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For more information on how to customize this opportunity for your students, contact our University Relations team.

Lauren Maitland Lauren Maitland
Director of University & Corporate Relations
Daniel Klingelhoets Daniel Klingelhoets
University & Corporate Relations

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Our Alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

On September 25th 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda.

On September 25th 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda.

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

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Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

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Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

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