Seeking peace. Striving for justice. Together.
In response to an invitation to tell the world why they believe in a future free from violence against women and girls for Orange Day, July 25, to make a short video focusing on their vision for a world without violence against women and girls. Our interns made a video. You can too! Make and post a video. Share the link on Twitter on July 25.
The United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women has proclaimed the 25th of each month as : a day to raise awareness and take action against violence against women and girls.
by Teo Ufford-Chase
Hey all! My name is Teo Ufford-Chase and I am the latest intern to join the team at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. I am a rising junior studying politics and economics at Eckerd College. This is actually my second time working as an intern here; the first was back in April of 2013. I am very excited to be back at the United Nations, a place that I feel is at the center of so much positive change in the world.
I feel very enthusiastic about having the opportunity to return to the UN ...
by Willa Van Camp
Hello, my name is Willa Van Camp and I am the newest summer intern. I am a rising junior at Austin College in Sherman, TX where I am studying Economics and Math. I am originally from Palo Alto, CA where I am a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. My church came for a seminar at the Presbyterian Ministry in June of 2012. That's how I learned about the internships.
I am very excited to be here this summer and get a chance to learn about a number of different issues. I am especially looking forward ...
by Madeline Bacchus
My name is Madeline Bacchus and I will be interning for the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations during the summer of 2015. I am a rising sophomore at Tufts University, where I am studying Peace and Justice Studies and Communications, and a member of the Presbyterian Church of Sweet Hollow in Melville, New York.
This summer I hope to learn more about the UN’s relationship with and involvement in gender equality and justice. I also hope to become involved and have the opportunity to contribute to such efforts, as I am very concerned with human ...
by Sarah Hoyle
Hello everyone! My name is Sarah Hoyle, and I am one of the new summer interns. I am a rising senior Politics and International Affairs Major at Wake Forest University. I am also a member of Clemmons Presbyterian Church in Clemmons, North Carolina where I have for a long time been interested in how Christ calls us to advocate and work for victims of injustice.
I am interested in learning more this summer about food justice and hunger on an international scale, an issue which the Presbyterian Church is very involved in. As a Political Science major ...