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The Center for Global Sustainable Development promotes and supports environmentally sustainable and socially just innovation. The Center encourages changemakers to pursue innovation for the global good, primarily benefiting those at the bottom of the wealth pyramid. The Center specializes in equity-focused, community-centered design to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

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Global TIES

Global TIES partners interdisciplinary teams of UC San Diego students with nonprofits and NGOs to co-create solutions to socially urgent problems in San Diego and the developing world.

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Global Changemaker Scholars Program

The Global Changemaker Scholars Program is an innovative certificate program for UC San Diego undergraduate students focused on addressing one or more of the National Academy of Engineering's Grand Challenges or the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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