World Med General Meeting
World Med will be hosting a General Meeting on Wednesday February 19 from 3-4pm in MCH 149. The meeting will feature important information regarding upcoming events, a nomination ceremony for Global Medicine’s Prom Court, and as usual, food will be provided! We look forward to seeing everyone there.
Second Chance Prom Flash Mob
On February 24 at 12pm sharp World Med’s Publicity team will be organizing a Flash Mob in Health Science Campus’ Pappa’s Quad! This event is dedicated to raising awareness of World Med’s Second Chance Prom. During this Flash Mob, we will aim to inform the various students at HSC about our upcoming charity event by capturing their attention and passing out flyers. Please be sure to come and support World Med by joining in the Flash Mob or by passing out flyers to those watching. Publicity Committee member, Lina Acopians, will be hosting dance choreography training sessions this coming weekend and instructional online videos will be provided for those who can not attend. If you wish to dance in the event, email Sophia Van, Publicity Co-Director Sophia Van, at email@example.com to sign up and for more information.
Second Chance Prom
World Med will be hosting its first Second Chance Prom on February 28 from 8-11pm at Club 54 Lounge located on 54 E Colorado Blvd in Pasadena. This charity event will be dedicated to the students of 9th Street Elementary School in Los Angeles, with all proceeds going to fund STEM electronic learning materials for the students. The event will feature dancing, music, and the opportunity to win a date with one of our very own GM boys during the “Date Auction!” To attend this event, be sure to buy your prom ticket online before tickets sell out! The tickets are $10 for World Med members and $15 for non-members. Spread the word to all of your friends – any body is welcome to attend and donate money to a great cause. Donations, tickets, and more information can be found online at www.worldmedmsgm.org/secondchanceprom. See you all there!
International Women’s Day
The Global Health Action Committee has an exciting event tentatively scheduled for March 7 at UPC. The event will be in honor of International Women’s Day and will be dedicated to empowering women in our community. To help with this event, join the GHA committee on March 7 to show your support by writing and delivering anonymous messages on balloons to students on campus. More information will be provided in the coming weeks. If you wish to participate in this event or have any ideas that you would like to contribute, please contact with Yara Badrakhan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Adriana Cordova (email@example.com).
Second Chance Prom Trailer
This week, World Med produced a “Second Chance Prom” to garner attention for our upcoming charity event! World Med would like to give a special thank you to Bevan Johnson for directing the video and Tara Sardesai, Shahab Sharifian, Jay Zhang and Yara Badrakhan for their assistance in filming the video. The promotion would not have been a success without your efforts. If you have yet to see the video, see what you are missing by going to WorldMed: Global Health Initiative’s Youtube channel – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFwTwY2wQSU.
Sending Love to Panama
On February 12, the Global Health Action committee hosted a successful fundraising event featuring food from Portos and homemade cookies in souvenir mason jars. World Med is pleased to announce that over $400 was raised for Judi Meindle’s Initiative “Tackle Boxes for Tylenol,” which donates pediatric Tylenol to children in Bocas Del Torro, Panama. Thank you to the GHA committee, publicity team, our GM bakers, and to everyone who supported the event!