Universities Blog

Norwegian Marit Fikke in Pakistan: “No Two Days Look Alike”

When Marit Fikke (34) was a little girl in Oslo, Norway she wanted to become a nurse, but today she’s leading the WFP province-office in Sindh in Pakistan. She tells us about hectic days in flood-hit Pakistan, about emergency-operations in 40 degree heat during Ramadan, and about the team spirit that emerges when co-workers work day and night to reach 3.5 million people with over 90,000 tons of food.

Post date: 07/25/2012 - 16:40

Top 5 Resources For Students Raising Awareness About Global Hunger

As an advocate on hunger issues at her university in the United States, our July online intern Cathy knows that figuring out a way to solve hunger from your campus can be a challenging – and daunting – task.  Here she shares with you her favourite resources and tools she uses to be a more effective leader getting her peers involved in the fight against hunger.

Post date: 07/11/2012 - 12:13

Join Cathy In Changing The World With Social Media This Month

Welcome to July! It’s a new month and that means we have a new online intern tapping into her networks to help end hunger and change the world. Meet Cathy from the United States capital of Washington D.C.  She’s hoping to start a dialogue that builds a community of students around the globe working to solve hunger.

Post date: 07/03/2012 - 09:43

On One Canadian Campus, A Resounding Yes For Solving Hunger

 Jonathan Courtney, a student at Carleton University in Canada, dreamed up an idea that would make it simple for his peers to make a big impact on hunger – and raise incredible awareness in the process. 

Post date: 06/21/2012 - 14:46