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How post-secondary institutions support positive change around the world

“’What have you done to make the world a better place?’

It’s a question we all ask ourselves at some point in our lives. It’s also the question driving some of the most important work happening in post-secondary education today.

Academics and institutions across Canada are collaborating with organizations from around the world to solve some of the globe’s most challenging problems. Many of these problems can be found in developing countries, where challenges related to education, healthcare, and infrastructure remain significant, although much progress has been made against difficult odds. Academics have taken a collaborative approach to addressing these challenges, working directly with individuals and organizations based in these countries to build the capacity they need to address these problems in the long term.

It was with the goal of supporting and organizing this crucial work that Academics Without Borders was founded.”

Read more of this article featured in Academica’s Today’s Top Ten in Higher Ed on May 29, 2018.

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AWB on one of our funder’s website

Support for AWB announced on the R. Howard Webster Foundation website. See it here! Thank you to this generous funder!

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