Women’s Emancipation and Development Agency (WOMEDA) Executive Director Juma Massisi (seated, center) facilitates conversation among women and Amizade students in Kayanga, Tanzania, as part of research that supported a successful United States Agency for International Development grant award for WOMEDA.


DukeEngage students Jeline Rabideau and Jenny Denton worked with middle school girls, such as ​Katie, in Western North Carolina to enhance literacy skills through digital storytelling projects focused on their families.


DukeEngage independent project student Alex Saffrit collaborated with a community member, Moses, in Nkokonjeru, Uganda, on a solar cooker project.


Ernesto Alaniz, community maintenance leader, Villanova civil engineering student Allie Braun, and Water for Waslala program manager Iain Hunt cooperate to inspect a new water tank near Santa Maria Kubali, Nicaragua.

About GlobalSL is a multi-institutional hub supporting ethical global learning and community campus partnerships, hosted in the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship at Haverford College.

globalsl amasses evidence-based tools and peer-reviewed research to advance best practices in global learning, community-university partnership, & sustainable development. It is edited and overseen by researchers and practitioners who work with multiple methods and represent diverse fields, all concerned with the question of how to responsibly and ethically grow partnerships between educational institutions and communities.

Following the 2013 International Service-Learning Summit at Northwestern University, and building on a vision set forth at the first International Service-Learning Summit at Washington University in St. Louis, several institutions stepped forward to strengthen the development of globalsl.

Current sponsors include Haverford College, Northwestern University, Quinnipiac University, Cornell University, Sewanee: The University of the South, and the University of Notre Dame. Each of these institutions has demonstrated leadership and commitment by investing in this website as a space to accumulate existing research and best practice development at the nexus of global learning, community-university partnership, and sustainable development. Additional partners and friends include Child Family Health International, Colorado State University – PuebloEast Carolina UniversityElon University, Queens University of CharlotteLehigh University Center for Community Engagement, Towson University, Westmont College, and Wingate University International Programs.