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The guiDE program provides DukeEngage alumni a pathway to continue their commitment to service and civic engagement by providing leadership, mentorship and service opportunities that support wider DukeEngage efforts on campus and beyond.




DukeEngage Partner Organization: Blue Roof Life Space

Major: Biology

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Charlaine is a senior at Duke majoring in Biology. Propelled by a strong interest in health and wellness and its intersection with her love for the arts, Charlaine created an Independent project in Durban South Africa, where she facilitated art, dance, and career guidance workshops at Blue Roof Wellness Centre.

Resource Guide

Following her summer working with Blue Roof Life Space, Charlaine developed the following list of resources for students who are interested a similar independent project.

I watched SABC news or BBC news almost every day in South Africa, and these news channels helped me to learn and understand the different current issues concerning the nations.