Global HEED is a registered non-profit organization that focuses on health, education and economic development.
Founded by Emory students Sonny Bandyopadhyay and Zain Ahmed, the organization has now partnered with Curamericas, and runs a volunteer internship in Guatemala.
The Global HEED mission statement is; "to create a self propelling cycle of social change by fostering the development of servant-leaders and social entrepreneurs who can empower and engage others, either within their own community or other communities throughout the world, to holistically address poverty and multifaceted social issues in a manner that promotes multidisciplinary collaboration and solidarity, scholarly work and innovation, and equality and respect."
The organization has 6 focuses:
- The Guatemala Project
- Global Health and Humanitarian Summit
- mHealth Strategy
- University Chapters
- Social Investments
- Publication of the Journal for Global Development