Bowdoin College student Ruby Ahaiwe planned “Gbasaa Ozi!” as a way to promote community health and connection in her hometown. Read this profile for more on her and her project!
Hamilton College highlighted computer science major Adam Valencia ’22 who plans to use his Projects for Peace grant, to address inequalities in the technology industry. Read on for more!
Bates College student Grace Sandia Taban designed her Project for Peace, “Gua Le Mara (Power to the Women),” in hopes of galvanizing economic opportunities for women in her home of South Sudan as a way to counteract gender-based violence.
Amherst College student Sabrina Lin developed the podcast VIRAL LOVE as the centerpiece of her Project for Peace, titled “Kung Flu’ Fighters: Illuminating Resilience & Solidarities among the Chinese Diaspora.” Read this full feature to learn more.
University of Richmond student Lina Tori Jan created her podcast series “Chai wa Dastan” (“Tea and a Tale”) to preserve and celebrate the stories of Afghan refugees like her and her sister. Read all about her project here!
The 2022 cohort of Projects for Peace grantees come from 85 partner institutions and will carry out one hundred and twenty-nine projects. Check out the full list here!
Skidmore College grantee Korotoumou “Katy” Ballo designed her project, “Learning Center for Peace to Rebuild Anyama,” to address social and cultural divides in her hometown stemming from the aftermath of civil war. Read on for more about her and her project!
A group of SCAD students designed a project to leverage the power of VR to bring peace to Hospice patients. Read more about their work here!
Lake Forest College student Valdrin Halitjaha designed “Language and Libraries: Expanding Educational Resources for Kosovar Youth through English Learning and Library Access” to aid young students in his home country. Read more about him and his work here!