Buffett undergraduate research published in journals dedicated to improving global service learning experiences
Wendy Roldan, Caroline Olsen, and Chris Harlow all studied outcomes and sustainability of international service learning projects.
As part of his internship, Mwiti helped students develop their own apps and network with tech leaders in "Silicon Savannah."
Margaret Nassozi Amanyire is the director at FSD’s Jinja, Uganda office. She was the first site director to work with GESI in developing its international development programs for undergraduates.
2017 Buffett Award winner Regina Agyare Honu answers a few questions about herself and her work.
Buffett Institute undergraduate affiliates have chosen Regina Honu as their 2017 Buffett Award winner.
Each year, the Davis Projects for Peace program awards a $10,000 grant to an undergraduate to design grassroots “projects for peace.”
GESI host families offer the rare opportunity to truly integrate undergraduates into the local culture and build meaningful relationships that will last long past their stay.
In collaboration with local staff, students participating in GESI completed community development projects across the world.
Check out where our Buffett International SiGP winners, Buffett supplemental grant winners, and CBR Fellows are living and working this summer.
The documentary, which is part video and part interactive website, profiles the lives of banana farmers in Ecuador, whose struggle with poverty and the hazardous health conditions of banana farming inspired Katherine and Leah to make the film.
GESI’s commitment to global partnerships and community-based learning has helped it stand out from other study abroad programs.
Check out the new programs and opportunities launched at the Buffett Institute over the past year.
As the deadline to study abroad in the fall approaches, make sure you know why participating in the Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI) is a great option! Many of you have already signed up for the summer program, but there here is why fall can be a better option for many students.
Learn about undergraduate summer research projects at the Buffett Institute.
Several teams of GESI students have collaborated with Jatan Sansthan in Udaipur, India, where students helped develop their innovative and globally recognized UGER sanitary pad product.
Jematia Chepyator, Vivien Hastings and Kamila Muhammad worked as interns at Jatan Sansthan, a grassroots NGO that focuses on the empowerment of youth and women.
More than four million women and children die each year from indoor air pollution. This GESI project helped build the beginnings of an education and training program for communities using ecological cookers in Bolivia.
This summer, funding from the Buffett Institute and the Summer Internship Grant Program (SIGP)
The Center for Forced Migration Studies goes to UNHCR's Annual Consultations with NGOs to discuss refugee rights and protection,
The Keyman Program has a new director, new course offerings, lectures, and other exciting events lined up for the 2015-2016 year.
Northwestern's Davis Project for Peace winner Maria Massucco designed a grassroots project that addressed peace in her home state of North Carolina.
In fall 2015, Buffett undergraduates have increased funding opportunities and the chance to vote for an emerging leader in global development and social change to receive the Buffett Award.
The Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program invites submissions to the “Streets of Turkey” photography competition.
The Buffet Institute accepted the EDIE award on behalf of Northwestern during the Third Annual Diversity Abroad Conference.
One of the Buffett Institute's most popular research programs offers exceptional opportunites that continue to guide and enhance the professional careers of Northwestern alumni.
The ongoing relationship between ORUDE and GESI has been an exceptional example of the type of social impact that can be achieved through mutual respect and thoughtful collaboration.
Thanks to a gift from Roberta Buffett Elliott, the Buffett institute is launching several exciting opportunities
Speaker Series program.
Teaching girls about college and why they should apply.
Global service learning program expands to fall quarter, adds new location in Kenya
From planting community gardens to decontaminating water, GESI participants share their experience working on community-development around the world.