Small World,
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Meet winners of the inaugural President’s Award for Global Learning

Thanks to the support of generous donors, this summer, seven groups of UT Austin students and faculty members will spread out across the globe to take on fully funded cross-cultural projects in research, social impact and entrepreneurship. These teams are benefitting from the inaugural President’s Award for Global Learning:

Cambodia

Generating community-led, entrepreneurial solutions to waste management

India

Distributing low-cost sensors to measure air pollution

Lebanon

Creating and studying sustainable women’s hygiene products in refugee camps

Mexico

Generating community-led, entrepreneurial solutions to waste management

Georgia

Studying successful methods of lowering maternal mortality rates

South Korea

Developing culturally grounded suicide intervention programs

Cambodia

Generating community-led, entrepreneurial solutions to waste management

India

Distributing low-cost sensors to measure air pollution

Lebanon

Creating and studying sustainable women’s hygiene products in refugee camps

Mexico

Generating community-led, entrepreneurial solutions to waste management

Georgia

Studying successful methods of lowering maternal mortality rates

South Korea

Developing culturally grounded suicide intervention programs

The President’s Award for Global Learning is a signature program of the International Board of Advisors, a small group of alumni and friends who work closely with President Gregory L. Fenves and UT Austin leadership. The program is administered by the International Office. Learn more or make a gift to support the program at presidentsglobalaward.utexas.edu.

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