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This post is a reflection by Kristen Harman, of the Gamma Chapter of Alpha Omega Epsilon. She participated in North Carolina State University’s Circle of Sisterhood trek to Nicaragua. My trek started with a 2 am alarm on Monday morning. Normally this would have resulted in an immediate snooze at such an early hour, but […]

This post is a reflection by Betsy Pierce, one of 14 women who made the trek to Malawi this summer from the University of Tennessee. Thank you Betsy for sharing your story! Honestly, trying to explain this Malawi Circle of Sisterhood Trek experience is far more difficult than I ever imagined. What we encountered throughout […]

In April of 2015, Circle of Sisterhood awarded a $5,000 grant to Malini Foundation, a nonprofit social enterprise that advances the interest of women and girls in Sri Lanka through quality education and by empowering them to use their voices in the international community. The Malini Foundation seeks to nurture a positive perspective of female […]

Her name is Rachel Durham but back in Malawi she is known as Chisomo, meaning Grace, which is the name Durham was given by the people in the village of Kwenda on her trek with Circle of Sisterhood. After two-years of fundraising and a change in location, the Panhellenic Association at the University of Tennessee […]

¡Somos BuildOn! ¡Somos BuildOn! ¡¡Somos BuildOnnnnnn!! The simple yet unifying phrase our Circle of Sisterhood trek team would join in every morning before starting on the worksite—translating to “We are BuildOn.” Not they are, or you are, or I am… We are, all together, collectively, as one team. After that refrain, the workday would commence. […]