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Lessons from Duke Engage

Published by Sarah Xu
My DukeEngage summer has helped me learn a lot about social impact and I hope to build on my internship …
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Housing Security in India

Published by Sarah Xu
The focus of my work is affordable housing for migrant workers in India. The Indian government recently announced an Affordable …
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Week #4 Reflection

Published by Christopher Poon
A fundraiser. That doesn’t raise funds. If only your efforts could be plugged into a mathematical formula. Produce results in …
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Week #3 Reflection

Published by Christopher Poon
Ariely’s ideas do resonate with me a lot. In one of my class’s last semester, we actually talked a lot …
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Progress and Purpose

Published by Sarah Xu
In Dan Ariely’s talk “What makes us feel good about our work?”, Ariely describes a set of experiments that show …
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Starting Duke Engage

Published by Sarah Xu
On May 25, I started a remote internship at Saath, a non-profit based in Ahmedabad, India with the goal of …
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Week #2 Reflection

Published by Christopher Poon
The major difference between group and community is that communities are united and spurred into action by a common goal …
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Week #1 Reflection

Published by Christopher Poon
So far I have been working on setting up a fundraiser to help support rural artisans in the Surendranagar district …
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Ahmedabad: Far from Home

Published by Caroline Bower
I’m very close with my family; it’s safe to say they are my best friends. Having been away for my …
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