Global Brigades

Category: Volunteer Network Programs

St. Olaf Global Brigades is a chapter of Global Brigades, the world's largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. The group travels to either Panama (Human Rights Brigade only) or Honduras for a week during Interim Break. In the Medical Brigade, students and healthcare professionals bring medical clinics to rural communities. In the Public Health Brigade, students work in a home to build five projects that promote health and sustainable development. In the Business Brigade, students will assist lawyers provide pro bono legal assistance to members of a rural community who do not otherwise have access to such services.


  • Campus Chairperson: Li Downs (downs1)
  • Medical Brigade Co-President: Nicole N. (nothon1)
  • Campus Chairperson: Sydney Povilaitis (povila1)
  • Public Health President: Joseph Pugh (pugh1)
  • Medical Brigade Co-President: Carleigh Rand (rand1)

Last Updated: 9/29/17