UWCMC in its dreams and idealism, is sometimes vulnerable to what Chiamanda Adichie calls “the single story.” Indeed, stories around impact in communities around us do present a rosier picture than most would agree. Hear the story of Seema circle from Alisha, our alumna and Seema’s founder, to feel how she experienced the adrenalin of success followed by the possibility of failure.
Uniting for Peace Youth Festival took place on the UWCMC campus with much involvement of students, faculty, and visitors from as far as Afghanistan. Together they learned what peace means in everyday life to different people and what we as individuals can do to create and sustain peace.
Dip into the interesting mind of UWCMC’s Director of Studies, Cyrus Vakil. He has been here since the very beginning and tells the story of how the school is continuously striving to create a better education.
The theme of this newsletter reflects our desire to be impactful and one of the most urgent needs we have is to learn how to measure the impact we have on our students as individuals and on the communities they change.
When people are accused of crimes and are too poor to afford a lawyer, Anna represents them. She is an attorney at the Atlanta Judicial Circuit, Office of the Public Defender. She says that UWC instilled in her a strong sense of personal and social responsibility and in her job she has found a way to use privilege to advocate for those on the margins of power.
A TEDx conference brings together thinkers and innovators who present their original ideas that lend themselves to any discipline – from technology to business. On 6 December, 2015, UWC Mahindra College hosted its first TEDx event on the theme of “shifting lenses.” What happened? Read more to find out,
Read the article published by a local newspaper on the first ever Uniting for Peace Youth Festival at UWC Mahindra College. How NonViolent Communication and Play for Peace contribute to identifying and resolving conflict.
Read our newsletter centered on diversity to learn about how it defines our students’ experiences at MUWCI.
The campus will be closed for Diwali holidays between 11- 13 November. Happy Diwali from all of us on the hill!
Atman (India, Class of ’17) interviews Usha Sundaram, now an integral part of the Office of Advancement. She has been working with UWC India and now UWCMC since its inception. Find out how UWCMC has changed since 1996, when Usha first became a part of the UWC family.