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October 22, 2018   •  Here For Good

Closing the Educational Gap for Impoverished Children in Turkey

Co-founders of Yarina Umut Ol – Simay Sali (left) and Berin Yildirim (right) After participating in a young leader social responsibility program in the United States with leaders from around the world, Simay Sali Sevik returned to her native Turkey committed to find new ways to create more learning opportunities for the country’s youth.... Read More »

October 22, 2018   •  Here For Good

Building a Stronger Housing Foundation for Peruvian Families

On a mission to disrupt the social housing and urban planning sector in Perú, Sebastián Paredes and Marisol Layseca, two architects and social entrepreneurs, founded MUTUO, an online architecture competition platform that connects architects from all over the world to design safe, low-cost housing.... Read More »

October 22, 2018   •  Here For Good

Building a Better Life for Children in Foster Care

Lorena Vidal (second from right to left) and Marcelo Lucero (fifth from right to left) with a group of volunteers and special guests from AIEP during the inauguration of the project.... Read More »

October 22, 2018   •  Here For Good

Bringing Health and Wellness to Vulnerable Communities in Sao Paulo

Professor Elaine Peixoto (left) and Professor Mário Vicente Guimarães. (Right) at a recent Medicos de Rua event. To help improve the health and wellness of homeless people living in São Paulo, Brazil, Professor Mário Vicente Guimarães.... Read More »

October 1, 2018   •  News From the Network

Announcing the Winners of the 2018 James McGuire Business Plan Competition

Since 2010, Laureate Education organizes the annual James McGuire Business Plan Competition to support Laureate students and graduates who are pursuing entrepreneurial ventures. In 2018, 14 graduate teams and 16 undergraduate teams from across the Laureate network submitted applications to a global selection committee for rigorous review and assessment.... Read More »

October 1, 2018   •  News From the Network

Universidad del Valle de México Alumni and Professor Create Prosthetic Hand for Children

Children who were either born without a hand or have lost a hand to an accident, may now have a happier life, thanks to Josué Rico and Marte Espejo, alumni and professor, respectively, from the Universidad del Valle de Mexico’s Guadalajara Sur campus, who have created a prosthetic hand.... Read More »