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What is special about a social movement driven by students? Maya Cohen and Nicole Dussault comment on how GlobeMed has empowered young people to put their visions of the world into action. Kevin Xu and Connie Chen host.

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What is special about a social movement driven by students? Maya Cohen and Nicole Dussault comment on how GlobeMed has empowered young people to put their visions of the world into action. Kevin Xu and Connie Chen host. See also Episode #4 Part 2. Maya Cohen is Executive Director of GlobeMed. In the fall of 2008, while a student at Barnard, she founded the Columbia/Barnard chapter of GlobeMed. Nicole Dussault is a sophomore at Columbia University and a globalhealthU coordinator for GlobeMed’s Columbia/Barnard Chapter. With over 45 chapters nationwide, GlobeMed is one of the largest student-driven global health organizations in the United States. Its mission is to strengthen the movement for global health equity by educating and empowering university students to work together with grassroots community organizations around the world to improve the health of the impoverished. [ View podcast transcript ] Connie Chen, Victoria Cui, Karen Gambina, Ved Tanavde, Kevin Xu and Karina Yu contributed to this episode.