Most of heard of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières , established in 1971 to deal with unmet medical humanitarian need in conflict zones. Since then, a number of “X” beyond or without borders groups have emerged. These organizations tend to focus on areas where traditional political borders are irrelevant and focus on peacebuilding and social change needs.
This guide developed by PCDN is a good starting point on these groups. The emphases include medicine, the arts, engineering, and sports. Click below to see the list.
I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.
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