Student Organization

UW-Madison’s International Studies Related Student Organizations
Bring your passion outside of the class room! Below is information on student organizations that are inherently internationally/IS-related. Check it out to see if anything interests you – and how you can get in contact with the organization.

If you’d like to add your student org to our list – email us at ismadvisor@ismajor.wisc.edu!

Advocacy Specific – Worldwide Issues
Unicef (UW-Madison) (Unicef)
Our purpose is to promote awareness of international issues affecting children, advocate for the rights of children and fundraise for the U.S. Fund for Unicef. Through events and various community projects, we encourage the campus to Believe In Zero.

Facebook page: Unicef – UW-Madison
Email: unicefuwmadison@gmail.com

Advocacy Specific – Regional

Latin America:
Colombia Support Network UW-Badgers
CSN-UWB is a student org affiliated with the Colombia Support Network. We aim to primarily bring education on the Colombian conflict to Madison through events, speakers, and collaboration with other organizations. We hope to engage with globally-minded students who want to advocate on a deeper level for the communities that CSN works with.
Facebook: Colombia Support Network-UWBadgers
Email: Sam Srok ssrok@wisc.edu
Our main office is always looking for interns, contact us for more information.

Asia
The Kiran Anjali Project at UW-Madison
This nonprofit raises money to provide the free education of underprivileged girls in South India who are vulnerable to illiteracy and child marriage. At UW Madison, we raise money and educate org members about the causes and solutions to educational inequality around the world.
Email: Amrita Geddam, geddam@wisc.edu

Educational//Literature/Discussion

Global Economic Forum – Madison (GEF)
The Global Economic Forum is a platform for UW students & friends to discuss current events and issues that are of vital importance to the global economy. We host economic forums, networking socials, and annual Future Conferences.

Email:
gefmadison@gmail.com
Facebook – Global Economic Forum – Madison

WUD Global Connections (WUD GC)
The committee strives to foster awareness of global issues and cultures to students and staff here at UW-Madison through our fun and informative programming.

Email: globalconnections@union.wisc.edu
Facebook: WUD Global Connections
https://union.wisc.edu/get-involved/wud/global-connections
Meeting times:  Tuesdays, 7pm at Memorial Union (Check TITU)

Sister City-type Projects

Friends Across Seas Organization (FASO-UW)
UW students and members of the community combine time and resources to sponsor financially-disadvantaged children in Mancarga, Burkina Faso to go to school.

Email: jjcrocco@wisc.edu

Volunteer Abroad

AIESEC Madison
AIESEC-Madison is part of a global youth organization that develops leadership capabilities through international leadership, exchange and internship programs. AIESEC is the world’s largest youth-led org with over 100,000 members in 130 countries and are responsible for spreading awareness of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals among youth.

To inquire about going abroad, please email Alex Scharp at vpogx-madison@aiesecus.org
To search for and apply to opportunities abroad, go to opportunities.aiesec.org
 https://www.facebook.com/aiesecus/?fref=ts
http://aiesecus.org/
General Meetings: every Wednesday at 7pm in Grainger Hall, meeting rooms differ.

 

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