To be courageous and uncompromising in creating new system dynamics of
ECOLOGY, EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT
for true social and environmental impact.
What We Do
Soul has remained hidden in our mechanical world for too long.
We add soul to everything we create.
Our BiG journeys provide educational and employment opportunities which inspire the creator and entertainer within us all.
We work in natural harmony to honor and care for all living things.
By staying inquisitive and looking first to nature as our guide, we emulate living systems to solve BiG human problems.
Born Global Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Northeast Broadleaf Forest
UMaine, U Montana, UMass Amherst
We embrace the risk of being on the edge of the unknown. Through interdisciplinary team work, we foster leadership opportunities and peer-to-peer learning where we teach, learn, and grow from our BiG collective experiences.
Born Global sponsored Boston University College of Engineering Annual Coopetition for UN Sustainable Development Goals
BU College of Engineering, College of Communications, College of Natural Sciences, Sargent College, Questrom School of Business, Pardee School of Global Studies
We encourage bold risk taking for widespread and measurable social impact. Our paid internships and employment programs support BiG job opportunities for local communities.
Born Global South African Indigeneity & Biomimicry in Animation
Job training program for young South African women in digital arts and biology.
Western Cape, South Africa
Litha Flora, Prosperity Foods, Cabelo Studios, Stellenbosch University, University of Cape Town
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Our Born Global team is led by Dr. Kimberly Samaha, the board of executives, and groups of interns composed of students, mentors, and employees from a variety of backgrounds.
Dr. Kimberly Samaha
Nora M. Brownell
WHO WE ARE
We are an incredibly dedicated and diverse group of student volunteers and mentors working together from all over the globe and many different disciplines to achieve the goals of Born Global.
WHERE WE ARE
We are over 300 interns and over 100 mentors from 30 different countries, Born Global lives up to its global name.