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The BOLD Women’s Leadership Network is an intergenerational initiative across four institutions of higher education. The BOLD Network is focused on developing courageous leadership among college women who possess the skills necessary to move discourse forward on some of our nation’s most challenging social issues.


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from the BOLD scholar blogs
PERU: An Unforgettable Experience

PERU: An Unforgettable Experience

Cuzco, Peru 2017 My summer immersion in Peruwas an amazing experience that I will never forget. This country has a lot to offer toeveryone, insiders and outsiders. There is a lot to see and learn. I would highly suggest anyone to immerse in their culture and enjoy!   the key aspects... Community: the sense of community …

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From the beautiful backwaters of Kerala to the majestic mountains of Munnar, a snapshot of my International Immersion in India

Some of the highlights of my trip to Cochin, India: Looking at some of the photos we took in India bring back fond memories of the time I spent there with my BOLD India Cohort.[...]

A Brief Overview of My Experiences in Peru

A Brief Overview of My Experiences in Peru

Archives It has always been a dream of mine to travel to all the Spanish speaking countries in the world and Peru was my first step into making that dream come true. Coming from Mexico, one of the countless of places that fell victim to the white, Spanish colonialists, I wanted to learn and witness how this has shaped their worlds and what has been done to remain true to themselves even in the face of the oppressors. Peru was a wonderful place to start. I got to witness the beautiful culture of the Quechua and how many of their […]

The Teardrop Island & My Mission

The Teardrop Island & My Mission

  A long, bloody, one-sided war between the Tamils and the Sinhalese resulted in the genocide of millions of people, which drove my family and me out of Sri Lanka in search of a new place to call home. When we fled Sri Lanka we were refugees without proper documentation, […]

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