Author archives: Katie

2.10.2018 Katie EVP

Project Specialist Spotlight, Q&A Blog Series, No. 5

At EdVenture Partners, the partnerships we have between our stakeholders — our clients on one side, and the universities, professors and students on the education side — are so pivotal to our organization, we based our name on it. And, if partnerships are at the core of our DNA, then our Project Specialist (PS) role is the

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27.07.2016 Katie P2P

Peer to Peer: Challenging Extremism – Spring 2016 Awards

Washington, DC In June 2016, top teams from the spring 2016 iteration of Peer to Peer: Challenging Extremism (P2P) traveled to Washington, DC to present their campaigns designed to counter prejudice, hate and extremism across the globe. Youth Marketplace  Honorable mention teams were invited to participate in a “Youth Marketplace of Ideas” at the U.S. Department

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20.06.2016 Katie P2P

Press Release

EGE UNIVERSITY IN TURKEY WINS REGIONAL COMPETITION TO CHALLENGE EXTREMISM June 2016 – The Near East and South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA) named the top campaign in their regional competition as part of Peer 2 Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism. The initiative asked teams of university students across within the NESA region from Morocco

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6.06.2016 Katie AFPM

AFPM Recruitment Challenge Spring 2016

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) and EdVenture Partners (EVP) collaborated over the spring 2016 term to bring the AFPM Recruitment Challenge to ten participating universities. Teams of university students were challenged to educate their peers and communities on careers in the fuel and petrochemical industries. The participating students gained real-world experience by designing and implementing their

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13.04.2016 Katie EVP

Welcome Liz

EdVenture Partners Welcomes Liz! Liz joins the EVP team as our Research Coordinator. Liz has a dual-major Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and International Business from Columbia College of Missouri. She currently resides in California, however, she has an inclination for travel and has spent time in 22 different European countries, including over three

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5.04.2016 Katie EVP

Paving the Way

Paving the Way   EdVenture Partners (EVP) continues to pave the way and maximize the reach and impact of our experiential learning initiatives. Read about some of the recent conferences, workshops and meetings EdVenture Partners has taken part in. Washington, D.C. Sovereign Challenge The Sovereign Challenge was a one-day seminar event held on September 23, 2015. The

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5.04.2016 Katie P2P

P2P: Challenging Extremism Awards – Fall 2015

Washington, D.C. In February 2016, top teams from the fall 2015 iteration of P2P: Challenging Extremism traveled to Washington, D.C. to present their campaigns designed to counter extremism and hate. Meet the President The students were invited to the Capitol for a tour and information session about the U.S. government. While they were there, President Obama

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9.02.2016 Katie P2P

Top University Teams Honored for Successful Campaigns to Challenge Extremism

PRESS RELEASE Top University Teams Honored for Successful Campaigns to Challenge Extremism Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of State, Facebook, and EdVenture Partners have named the top university teams in Peer 2 Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism. The initiative asked participating students to design and implement digital campaigns to counter hate and extremism among their

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28.01.2016 Katie P2P

Press Release

UNIVERSITY TEAMS PRESENT COUNTER EXTREMISM CAMPAIGNS TO GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND FACEBOOK   Washington, D.C. – The second iteration of the Peer 2 Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism initiative concludes in early February with two international student competitions in Washington, D.C. The finalists will present how their campaigns are countering extremism. Over the fall semester, 45 student-teams from around

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