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01 FEB 2011Why do we volunteer and support Givology? I recently talked with Christine Lim who helped me to answer this question. Christine, from Long Island NY is a freshman at Wharton, and Givology volunteer. She became involved with Givology through Management 100, a class that teaches leadership, teamwork, and communication through field projects in the Philadelphia, PA area. Students work with nonprofits on projects that range from awareness campaigns to benefits, learning what it means to work with each other and with clients. Numerous organizations have sponsored projects, including Givology, the American Red Cross, the United Way, and the Public Health Management Corporation. Christine related how her team ranked Givology as their number one choice; they were drawn to Givology’s mission of education. It was this mission and the rewarding experience of working with Givology that led to Christine staying on as a volunteer. The Management 100 team set forth a multi faceted marketing campai...
29 JAN 2011Karen Kilberg: Future Aid Worker in Africa and Givology Volunteer What is so remarkable about Karen Kilberg, a young college student and Givology volunteer, is that she has already found her true calling—becoming an aid worker in Africa. In this interview, Karen discusses what shaped her passionate interest in international social justice, how she decided to volunteer for Givology, and how other young people can help support the education of students in the developing world. Interview by Genna Weiss Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m currently a freshman studying international studies and peace, justice and conflict studies at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. I’m working towards becoming an aid worker in developing nations and crisis zones after I graduate. To fill my time outside of school I work as a barista at Caribou Coffee. I also enjoy blogging about social justice and current humanitarian issues, as well as dancing and exploring the city I live in with my friends...