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This podcast series follows the journeys of Global Scholars as they navigate the transition from their home countries to Dartmouth College and the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Season One

Exploring Community

This season focuses on how a sense of community can transform lives—and how it can transform the world. From living without running water to competing in elite institutions, Global Scholars discuss the experiences that have shaped their aspirations to become change-makers.

Hana (Dartmouth ’22) discusses the role that community played in helping her survive a war besieged her home city of Aden.

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Jeff (UWM ’22) describes his vision of art as a way to capture the world around him, give voice others, and inspire people to action.

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Tenzin (UWM ’22) talks about making safe spaces for the exchange of ideas while also passionately advocating for her own culture.

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Eric (Dartmouth ’18) reflects on how his father’s legacy inspired him to pursue a life based on benefiting his community.

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Daniel (Dartmouth ’22) explains his belief that education holds the key to developing the next generation of leaders.

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Tracy (UWM ’22) explores the way that her mother’s love and sacrifice inspired her commitment to empowering rural women.

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Season Two

Changing Circumstances, Building Futures

This season follows Global Scholars as they chart journeys that originate in multiple countries—from Burkina Faso to India, from Ethiopia to the Philippines. Learn how they are defying the odds to create change both in their own lives and in communities around the world.

Janel (Dartmouth ’22) describes how she works to embrace contradictions in order to improve life in her community.

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Sheriff (UWM ’22) recounts the experience of growing up in Ghana and how it has informed his vision for changing the world.

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Juliana (Dartmouth ’22) discusses how support from her parents helped her set a foundation for educational achievement.

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Layne (UWM ’22) talks about applying skills in fields like computer science and economics to creating platforms for change.

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Juliet (Dartmouth ’22) talks about her upbringing in Rwanda, her ambition to become a leader, and her work as a scientist.

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Dev (Dartmouth ’22) describes how his interaction with people from different cultures led to his interest in global policy.

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