Duke Engage Blog

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 […]

Hosting Savannah Johnson from Belmont College

WISER routinely hosts students from Duke University during the summer months (seen here with Savannah and our trusted drivers and friends), but this year we have the exciting addition of  Savannah Johnson, an alumni of Belmont College and Lumos Award Fellow. Graduating with dual degrees in education and psychology and certified as a teacher, Savannah […]

Duke Engage 2015

The following post is written by Kalifa Wright, a rising senior at Duke who is working with the WISERBridge schools this summer. Spending my summer working in Kenya with WISER and interacting with the Muhuru Bay community has truly been quite a unique experience. First and foremost, the young ladies at WISER are phenomenal; they […]

Duke Engage 2015

The following post is written by rising sophomore Tierney Pretzer who is working with WISERBridge schools. Tomorrow will mark three weeks from my departure. In one way it seems as if I have been gone for an eternity, I can’t even imagine that less than a month ago I was sitting on the couch watching […]

Duke Engage 2015

The following post was written by rising senior Michael Sutton who is working with the engineering club here at WISER. I am officially one week into my civic engagement program, but adjusting to the culture and environment is still very much a work in progress. When our vans full of DukeEngage students pulled up to […]