January is National Mentoring Month, and Projects for Peace is celebrating the people in our lives who have molded us into the people we are today.
by Bill Holder
Wesleyan University graduate and Projects for Peace alumnus Kennedy Odede has turned his undergraduate work into an internationally-awarded organization. Wesleyan recently profiled him and his wife and professional partner Jessica Posner.
Amherst College delves into two researchers who completed Projects for Peace during Summer 2021.
by Anna Brown
St. Olaf College celebrates three recent graduates who all completed Projects for Peace during 2020 or 2021.
Daniel Charlton, a Whitman College alumnus who completed a Project for Peace over Summer 2018 was recently selected from a group of over 3,000 applicants to be a Schwarzman Scholar.
A spotlight on two Middlebury Institute students and one alumna who implemented development projects through Projects for Peace.
After becoming a Projects for Peace partner institution in 2019, Concordia College grantees had to delay their projects until summer 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on to discover how each grantee adapted their project, and more on Concordia’s hopes for future projects.
Shabana Basij-Rasikh, who completed a Project for Peace in 2008, was awarded a Middlebury College Young Alumni Achievement Award at the 2021 Middlebury College Reunion.
Lina Tori Jan appeared on TODAY with her sister to discuss her Project for Peace, “Chai was Dastan,” a podcast series focused on Afghan refugees.