Previous Hyatt Award Recipients

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2012: GlobeMed at UNC

Ugandan HIV Positive Youth: Empowerment Through Technology
Elizabeth Cotton ‘12, Gabrielle Neri-Mynatt ‘13 and Alecia Westphalen ‘13

GlobeMed at UNC interns, Trini Thach and Susan Violet will travel to Gulu, Uganda in partnership with Health Alert Uganda to empower youth through technology. Interns will help lead a three part technology based workshop series focusing on computer basics, Mircosoft office, Gmail, Google docs, basic typing and computing skills throughout the summer of 2012. Each of these workshops will include small group activities and lectures. They will work toward furthering Health Alert Ugandan’s mission in providing opportunities and skills for HIV infected and affected youth to continue the fight against HIV and AIDS. For more information on GlobeMed at UNC’s work this summer in Uganda, please follow their blog at

2011: Engineers without Borders

Gillings School of Global Public Health
Sustainable Sanitation in Cuidad de Dios

2010: Mujeres En Solidaridad Apoyandose (MESA)

Laura Ziemer