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Engaging Employees for Impact: Global Health Corporate Champions Improve Capacity for Public Health in Senegal

Press Release

July 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - For the third year in a row, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) will send top professionals into the field as Global Health Corporate Champions (GHCC), to work with local organizations to improve health in Africa.

How A Fishing Village In Senegal Taught Me About Life

By Jessica Zemple
Blog

As we pulled up to the fish-processing center, the rancid smell of fish seeped in through the closed windows and began to permeate my space and clothes. We stepped out of the van and walked around piles of dead fish lying in the sun to dry. I was appreciative of the breeze, although not so fresh, coming from the sea to save my lunch.

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It Takes More Than a Village

By Melissa Jun Rowley
Article

Where there is wireless connectivity, there is a way to improve lives. That’s why countless mobile-for-development programs designed to address health, education and economic issues have been flooding Africa. Presently hailed as the “mobile continent,” Africa has generated $150 billion through the mobile ecosystem, and its mobile subscribers have surpassed half a billion. But not every tech-for-good initiative can be M-PESA, the juggernaut mobile money system of Kenya.

The Crazy World of Cultural Exchange

Adaptation in Real Time
Article

It was 8:30pm. I sat on an old cushioned couch munching a falafel sandwich, surveying my surroundings with equal parts wonder and joy. I was one of two people in a room of nine Americans not somehow associated with the Peace Corps in Dakar, Senegal. I wondered how, in less than 24 hours, I had found my way from an aisle seat on South African Airways flight 280 to a room full of people I had never met before, and simultaneously pleased with the mysterious web life often weaves.

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