Author Zack Fowler

“We did this together:” WISER Celebrates the Class of 2019

It’s hard to remember a time when it was safe to gather in groups, to exchange hugs and well wishes, face-to-face. But in early March of this year, before the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the globe, WISER’s campus was alive with celebration.  In honor of the class of 2019 – a class as remarkable and […]

How we’re extending COVID-19 relief to essential WISER staff

From the very beginning, WISER has done things differently. Where many nonprofits like WISER rely on top-down leadership, WISER has been led by community members from the start. The choices WISER makes come directly from the needs and desires voiced by our students, staff, and their communities. Our commitment to doing things differently hasn’t changed […]

WISER Girls Attend Youth Health Conference in Uganda

As WISER’s sexual and reproductive health program continues to extend its outreach on and off-campus, some members of the WISER community have had the opportunity to collaborate with organizations across East Africa thanks to our partnership with the Segal Family Foundation. Two WISER Girls and one WISER faculty member recently attended the 3rd Annual Reach […]

WISER Engineering Club Repairs Calculators to Lower Cost

The following is a blog entry written by Duke University student Jenna Peters: If you have ever gone school supply shopping for an advanced math class, you probably know just how expensive new calculators can be. Having to buy that new calculator can put a lot more stress on students and parents during the already […]

Mirror House: Indy Rajan’s Story

WISER has a global mentoring program that includes international visits by high school and university students from around the world. WISER has been hosting students from Duke University since it opened and several WISER girls have also traveled to Duke in the US to work on joint projects with their new friends. The current Duke […]