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.

Program Overview: The 6th GSL Summit, Clemson University, Nov 3 – 5, 2019

One World: Inclusion and Transformation in Global Service-Learning
The 6th GSL Summit
Clemson University, November 3 – 5, 2019
Program Overview

Sunday Afternoon, November, 3 Pre-Summit Opportunities (Register Here)

1:00 – 4:00 PM Community-based Global Learning 101: Pedagogy and Partnerships – Jessica Friedrichs (Carlow University), Eric Hartman (Haverford College), Richard Kiely (Cornell University), Nora Pillard Reynolds (The Globalsl Network)

1:00 – 4:00 PM Nursing Faculty – Hosted by the Clemson University School of Nursing, Dr. Lynda Wilson (University of Alabama – Birmingham Sparkman Center for Global Health)

Summit Begins, 5:00 PM, Sunday, November 3 (Register Here)  

5:00 – 6:00 PM, Happy Hour and Welcome Reception in Grand Hallway of Madren Center

6:00 – 7:00 PM, Dinner in Grand Ballroom

7:00 – 8:30 PM Plenary: Asset-based Local Engagement and Inclusive Community-Building

Laura Barbas-Rhoden, Ph.D., Professor of Spanish, Wofford College, Founder of Alianza Hispana of Spartanburg*

Araceli Hernández-Laroche, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Modern Languages, University of South Carolina Upstate, Facilitator of Alianza Hispana Spartanburg

Natalia Valenzuela Swanson, Program Director – Healthy Eating | Active Living, Mary Black Foundation, Alianza Hispana Spartanburg Steering Group Member

Sandra López ’21, Wofford College

Monday, Nov 4

7:30 – 9:00 Breakfast, Networking, and Poster Session

9:00 – 10:15 Concurrent Sessions, Including Special Connecting Session for Newcomers

10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:45 Plenary Session: On-Campus Organizing and The Great Breadth of Health-Connected Activities: Advancing Ethical Engagement before Students Depart

Nancy E. Glass, PHD, MPH, RN, FAAN, Professor, Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health, Independence Chair in Nursing Education

Shailey Prasad, MD, MPH, Executive Director, Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility, University of Minnesota

Virginia Rowthorn, JD, LLM, Executive Director, Center for Global Education Initiatives, University of Maryland Baltimore

Tricia Todd, MPH, Director, Pre-Health Student Resource Center, University of Minnesota

11:45 – 12:45 Box Lunch, Grand Hallway

12:45 – 2:00 Concurrent Sessions, Including Globalsl Network Next Steps Session

2:00 – 2:30 Coffee Break

2:30 – 3:45 Concurrent Sessions, Including Ethics of Help Next Steps Session

3:45 – 4:00 Break

4:00 – 5:15 Concurrent Sessions

5:15 to 10:00 Dinner, Independently in Town

Tuesday, Nov 5

7:15 – 8:15 Breakfast Grand Hallway/Breakout Area for Auditorium

8:15 – 9:30 Concurrent Sessions

9:30 – 9:45 Coffee Break

9:45 – 11:00 Plenary: The Praxis of Engineering: Theory and Value driven practice

Caroline Baillie, PhD, Professor of Praxis, Integrated Engineering, University of San Diego, Co-founder of the Engineering, Social Justice, and Peace network and Co-director of the not for profit ‘Waste for Life’.

Debbie Stein, Kumeyaay Language Program Coordinator and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) teacher at the Viejas Indian Reservation, home to the Viejas Kumeyaay Nation in the southern Laguna Mountains of San Diego County.

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:15 Critical Closing Conversations and Concurrent Sessions

12:15 – 1:00 Next Steps and Closing

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