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WCSU HIghlights Leadership Academy GLOW

On Tuesday, March 4, I will discuss “Leadership Academy GLOW” at 12:30 p.m. in Warner Hall on Western Connecticut State University’s  Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. I will share my
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A Show of Strength in India

While in Kolkata, India, visiting programs supported by Empower the Children (ETC), I was invited to a wonderful evening of music, dance and theater. The actors included children from the Preyrona
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An Urban Garden in India

I am back in Kolkata lending a hand at Empower the Children. It was so good to meet up with Reena and Ashit, teachers at the Preyrona Schools. Another volunteer, Roisin, is organizing an urban garden.
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Himalayan Heights for Homeless Mutt

To all my friends who volunteer to walk and foster and otherwise support abandoned pets, especially dogs. Here’s a heart-warming report from TIME about a little stray dog rescued from India. Rupee and
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Himalayan Exchange

  The team, Rupin Valley 2013 New reading glasses! This summer, I had the privilege and the pleasure to volunteer with the Himalayan Health Exchange on a medical/dental trek to the Inner Himalayas.
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“Everybody” Helps

In July, 14 volunteers traveled to Vratsa, Bulgaria, to teach, play and paint at Assen Zlatarov, a social home for 70 children aged 7 to 18 whose families are unable to provide for them. Arranged
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Help Us Brighten Their Home!

In July, a group of 10 volunteers will travel with Humanitarian Travel Abroad, LLC, to Bulgaria and try, with a little elbow grease and paint, to brighten the home of 90 orphans living in Vratza at
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How to Narrow the Wage Gap

Recently, I spoke to the chair of my department at WCSU about offering an independent study opportunity to students. I am teaching medical anthropology, my specialty, on a medical/dental trip to the
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