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Summer projects of Earlham students are supported by Peace Prizes. Here are recent examples:

Sonia Kabra Peace PrizeThree Earlham College students spent the summer of 2016 working toward peace in India and Nepal as part of two projects selected for $10,000 in funding. Sonia Kabra’s ’16 (right) “Sisterhood Peace Project” addressed gender inequality in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education through a grassroots project in India. Her project was one of 120 funded nationally by Projects for Peace. Ananda Mishra ’18 and Maniz Shrestha’s ’19 project entitled “Wireless Education and Women’s Empowerment for Rebuilding Bhimtar” was selected for funding by Earham. Read More →

RamRam Itani ’17 (left) and Saimoon Thapa’s ’17 spent the summer of 2015 building a community center and challenging socioeconomic ideas in their native Nepal. Their project, “Community Resource Center for a Better Salyantar” was selected for $10,000 in funding by Davis Projects for Peace, an initiative of the United World College Scholars program. This prestigious award is given annually to students from 90 participating colleges and universities nationwide, including Harvard, Georgetown, Macalester, Princeton, Swarthmore and Yale. Read More →