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Educating Women Global Leaders at Douglass

Global education develops the skills, empathy, and knowledge necessary to succeed in our globally connected world. Douglass provides students with the education necessary to become globally conscious individuals who can step into any role. Your gifts educate women global leaders at Douglass, ensuring that the college’s renowned international programs like the Global Village provide a living-learning community where students develop the skills to become global leaders through community service and coursework.

Your gifts in support of educating women global leaders at Douglass could build and enhance peer and other mentoring programs; support workshops offered with speakers on global research, education, and issues facing communities; cover travel expenses for global experiences; and help develop new global programs and opportunities for Douglass students.

Supporting a global education at Douglass Residential College helps students connect with the world through relevant coursework, experiential education, and study abroad.

  • Gender and the Arts

The Gender and Arts certificate through the Douglass Residential College will provide all Douglass women the opportunity to augment their experience through visual and performing arts opportunities on and off campus. Opportunities to engage with the fine arts and to create are key components of the experience. Students can join the Douglass Arts Advisory Board for a leadership opportunity and help develop and lead programming for their fellow Douglass women.

  • Global Village

The Global Village is a supportive, enriching, and dynamic living-learning environment that cultivates creative and innovative approaches to education and research. With an overarching theme of women and globalization, the Global Village fosters supportive networks through friends, fellow students, instructors, and staff. Each year, one or two houses have the opportunity to travel abroad to further explore issues related to the house mission and engage in sustainable service learning. House trips have allowed students to visit South Africa, Romania, Thailand, Cambodia, Mexico, Peru, and the Dominican Republic. These trips are funded through the generous donation of Douglass alumnae and supporters.AFRICANA CULTURAL EXPERIENCE Engage with Africana Studies and the African Diaspora in New Brunswick and beyond. Learn about the contemporary issues facing members of the African Diaspora in North America and explore Black feminist thought through identity politics.

Global Village houses for 2019-2020 include: BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP; CREATIVITY;  GLOBAL CUISINE;  HUMAN RIGHTS;  LA CASA HISPÁNICA;  MEDICINE;  PUBLIC HEALTH;  PUBLIC POLICY;  SEXUALITIES