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PHERS

Curriculum

above: Uganda 2019 Students present research at the IFD 2019 Fall Conference

Our Goals

educate

the next generation of humanitarian innovators in learning how to assess problems, develop solutions, and work with a diverse team of stakeholders in unstable environments.

expand

the knowledge and tools available to support humanitarian interventions that build on local & international collaborations in Lebanon, Colombia, and Uganda.

enhance

refugee participation in generating sustainable solutions for their well-being and welfare.

engage

students across borders – disciplinary, personal, and national borders – through problem-focused, peer-to-peer learning.

Pre-Departure Training

Program Curriculum

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Discuss the origin and context of the local refugee crisis and ethical conduct of research, complete needs assessment & formulate problem statement through site visits, seminars and literature review

Team building, brainstorm, and design contextually-relevant solutions with guidance from experts while incorporating community feedback

Week 3: Plan pitch, then present idea to “investors”, stakeholders, and faculty members 

Beyond: Students have the opportunity to continue developing their projects in Boston through research and HUB Co-curriculars

WEEK 1

WEEK 2

WEEK 3

BEYOND

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