Students from Notre Dame de Sion on Global Impact and Being Solutionaries

Key Points

  • A globally-minded solutionary is someone who identifies real-world problems and seeks out solutions. 

  • Experiential trips into your local community can open your eyes and really connect you to the world at a global level. 

Students from Notre Dame de Sion Podcast

This episode of the Getting Smart Podcast is a part of our New Pathways campaign. In partnership with American Student Assistance® (ASA), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Stand Together and the Walton Foundation, the New Pathways campaign will question education’s status quo and propose new methods of giving students a chance to experience success in what’s next. 

On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Shawnee Caruthers is joined by a dream team of guests. The first speaker you’ll hear is Kelly Fast, Director of Experiential Learning at Notre Dame de Sion. We then turn to four incredible Sion students: Mary, Suzanne, Claire and Ginger to discuss some of the incredible work and learning they are doing on a local and global level.

If you want to support the work, you can send an email to [email protected].

How do we tackle the problem of climate change? If we don’t solve that problem, we’re not going to be able to do anything else.



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