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!Group
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!Members
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!Topic
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!Description
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|'''1'''
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|Jose Gutierrez<br>Abhishek Kashyap<br>Susannah Payne<br>Deepa Raghunathan<br>Sudhir Shenoy
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|Water Conservation Education
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|Inform populations about the importance of conserving water and finding feasible methods of cleaning water systems in developing countries (& finding alternate water resources)
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|'''2'''
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|Bill Rodney<br>Andrew Horton
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|Health and Poverty
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|Bringing technology for the creation of cooking charcoals from plant waste to indigenous communities in Mexico that are heavily affect by indoor air pollution and limited wood fuel supplies.
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|'''3'''
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|Jennifer Ge<br>Spoorthy Gudavalli<br>Stephanie Y. Orci<br>Isis Trenchard
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|Education/Literacy
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|Creating a self-sustaining education system for developing countries
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|'''4'''
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|Athra Kaviani<br>Paul Rezvani<br>Pouya Feizpour<br>Kishore Khan<br>Matthew K. Hogan
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|Poverty
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|'''5'''
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|Angela Hsiao<br>Daphne Hao<br>Jessica Rodriguez<br>Kaitlin G.
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|'''6'''
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|Cristina Garcia <br>Clair Hollingsworth<br>Melizza Rodriguez
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|AIDS Healthcare
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|Creating awareness about the need for generic AIDS medicines and developing affordable solutions for treating and preventing AIDS 
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|'''7'''
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|Huda Abdul-Razzak<br>Jenny Nguyen<br>Randi Voss
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|Empowering Women
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|Help women achieve financial autonomy through fair trade clothing company
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==Topic Interests==
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!Name
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|Andrew Horton
|Andrew Horton
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|human rights (Haiti, US's Columbian policy, military takeovers)
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|human rights (Haiti, US's Cuban policy, military takeovers)
|health (treatable diseases i.e. TB, AIDS, malaria)
|health (treatable diseases i.e. TB, AIDS, malaria)
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|environment (conservation)
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|Angela Hsiao
|Angela Hsiao
|clean up and protect natural resources
|clean up and protect natural resources
|education for street/underprivileged kids
|education for street/underprivileged kids
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|food and health for the poor
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|Athra Kaviani
|Athra Kaviani
|public health
|public health
|child education
|child education
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|literacy
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|Bill Rodney
|Bill Rodney
|shelter
|shelter
|hunger
|hunger
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|education
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|Clair Hollingsworth
|Clair Hollingsworth
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|pharmaceutical corporations ethics (medical research on the poor, production generic medicines)
|pharmaceutical corporations ethics (medical research on the poor, production generic medicines)
|preventable diseases i.e. AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria (research, education)
|preventable diseases i.e. AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria (research, education)
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|world hunger and poverty
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|Daphne Hao
|Daphne Hao
|pollution control
|pollution control
|education and job opportunities for former criminals, drug users, etc.
|education and job opportunities for former criminals, drug users, etc.
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|homeless kids, orphans, neglected children
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|Deepa Raghunathan
|Deepa Raghunathan
|water systems (purifying water supplies, providing drinking water)
|water systems (purifying water supplies, providing drinking water)
|improving education (specifically literacy)
|improving education (specifically literacy)
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|mental health concerns of first generation immigrants in the U.S.
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|Isis Trenchard  
|Isis Trenchard  
|cleaning water/improving sanitation
|cleaning water/improving sanitation
|creating scientific infrastructure in developing countries (preventing "brain drain")
|creating scientific infrastructure in developing countries (preventing "brain drain")
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|helping education systems in developing countries
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|Jennifer Ge
|Jennifer Ge
|children's rights
|children's rights
|education
|education
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|China care: healthcare, education, care for orphans
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|Jessica Rodriguez
|Jessica Rodriguez
|homeless children or children with parents that can't care for them effectively
|homeless children or children with parents that can't care for them effectively
|second hand smoking
|second hand smoking
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|pollution and its effect on health
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|Jose Gutierrez
|Jose Gutierrez
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|AIDS in Africa
|AIDS in Africa
|sex slave trade (children) in Thailand
|sex slave trade (children) in Thailand
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|starvation
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|Kishore Khan
|Kishore Khan
|ending global poverty
|ending global poverty
|children workers/abuse prevention
|children workers/abuse prevention
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|helping kids get through college
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|Matt Hogan  
|Matt Hogan  
|poverty
|poverty
|social inequality
|social inequality
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|health education
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|Melizza Rodriguez
|Melizza Rodriguez
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|poverty
|poverty
|immigration
|immigration
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|energy
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|Pouya Feizpour
|Pouya Feizpour
|poverty
|poverty
|child slavery
|child slavery
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|waste and recycling
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|Randi Voss
|Randi Voss
|stop trafficking in people (sex trade using children - esp. thailand)
|stop trafficking in people (sex trade using children - esp. thailand)
|help women achieve financial autonomy through fair trade clothing company
|help women achieve financial autonomy through fair trade clothing company
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|art opportunities for everyone (maybe in austin)
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|Spoorthy Gudavalli  
|Spoorthy Gudavalli  
|illiteracy among children in 3rd world countries
|illiteracy among children in 3rd world countries
|women empowerment
|women empowerment
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|impoverished children
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|Stephanie Orci
|Stephanie Orci
|promoting education in at risk areas  
|promoting education in at risk areas  
|literacy for everyone (disabled, minorities)
|literacy for everyone (disabled, minorities)
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|microinvesting (esp. for women)
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|Sudhir Shenoy
|Sudhir Shenoy
|unethical labor practices  
|unethical labor practices  
|poverty
|poverty
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|education
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|Susannah Payne
|Susannah Payne
|education (increasing access to literature)
|education (increasing access to literature)
|rural development
|rural development
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|environmental education (global sustainability)
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Groups

Place your group members in alphabetical order by last name. Type in your topic, and then a short description of what you want to address. Please follow our example (group 7) if you need any help with wiki editing.

Group Members Topic Description
1 Jose Gutierrez
Abhishek Kashyap
Susannah Payne
Deepa Raghunathan
Sudhir Shenoy
Water Conservation Education Inform populations about the importance of conserving water and finding feasible methods of cleaning water systems in developing countries (& finding alternate water resources)
2 Bill Rodney
Andrew Horton
Health and Poverty Bringing technology for the creation of cooking charcoals from plant waste to indigenous communities in Mexico that are heavily affect by indoor air pollution and limited wood fuel supplies.
3 Jennifer Ge
Spoorthy Gudavalli
Stephanie Y. Orci
Isis Trenchard
Education/Literacy Creating a self-sustaining education system for developing countries
4 Athra Kaviani
Paul Rezvani
Pouya Feizpour
Kishore Khan
Matthew K. Hogan
Poverty
5 Angela Hsiao
Daphne Hao
Jessica Rodriguez
Kaitlin G.
6 Cristina Garcia
Clair Hollingsworth
Melizza Rodriguez
AIDS Healthcare Creating awareness about the need for generic AIDS medicines and developing affordable solutions for treating and preventing AIDS
7 Huda Abdul-Razzak
Jenny Nguyen
Randi Voss
Empowering Women Help women achieve financial autonomy through fair trade clothing company

Topic Interests

Name Topic 1 Topic 2 Topic 3
Abhishek Kashyap refugees and related problems slavery and caste system problems lack of clean water
Andrew Horton human rights (Haiti, US's Cuban policy, military takeovers) health (treatable diseases i.e. TB, AIDS, malaria) environment (conservation)
Angela Hsiao clean up and protect natural resources education for street/underprivileged kids food and health for the poor
Athra Kaviani public health child education literacy
Bill Rodney shelter hunger education
Clair Hollingsworth rural public health
Cristina Garcia pharmaceutical corporations ethics (medical research on the poor, production generic medicines) preventable diseases i.e. AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria (research, education) world hunger and poverty
Daphne Hao pollution control education and job opportunities for former criminals, drug users, etc. homeless kids, orphans, neglected children
Deepa Raghunathan water systems (purifying water supplies, providing drinking water) improving education (specifically literacy) mental health concerns of first generation immigrants in the U.S.
Isis Trenchard cleaning water/improving sanitation creating scientific infrastructure in developing countries (preventing "brain drain") helping education systems in developing countries
Jennifer Ge children's rights education China care: healthcare, education, care for orphans
Jessica Rodriguez homeless children or children with parents that can't care for them effectively second hand smoking pollution and its effect on health
Jose Gutierrez education environment
Kaitlin Goerner AIDS in Africa sex slave trade (children) in Thailand starvation
Kishore Khan ending global poverty children workers/abuse prevention helping kids get through college
Matt Hogan poverty social inequality health education
Melizza Rodriguez healthcare for the poor (medications for the poor)
Paul Rezvani poverty immigration energy
Pouya Feizpour poverty child slavery waste and recycling
Randi Voss stop trafficking in people (sex trade using children - esp. thailand) help women achieve financial autonomy through fair trade clothing company art opportunities for everyone (maybe in austin)
Spoorthy Gudavalli illiteracy among children in 3rd world countries women empowerment impoverished children
Stephanie Orci promoting education in at risk areas literacy for everyone (disabled, minorities) microinvesting (esp. for women)
Sudhir Shenoy unethical labor practices poverty education
Susannah Payne education (increasing access to literature) rural development environmental education (global sustainability)
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