Clinton Global Initiative university network member.

The CGI University Network (CGI U) is a consortium of colleges and universities that support, mentor and provide seed funding to leading student innovators and entrepreneurs. UAB is a member of the CGI University Network and commits funding to UAB student commitment-makers who commit to take action in the areas of education, environment and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation, and public health.

Annual CGI U Meeting

Students come together at the CGI U annual meeting to hear from experts in various fields, brainstorm ideas, share best practices and form effective partnerships. Twenty-seven UAB students promoted their commitments at the 2017 annual meeting at Northeastern University, in Boston, Massachusetts.

Campus Representative

""Aleena George is a sophomore majoring in medical sociology and minoring in philosophy with plans to become a physician. George is a member and peer mentor in the Global and Community Leaders honors program. She is also an active member of Alpha Epsilon Delta premedical honors society. She is a member and manager of Rangeela, a competitive Bollywood-fusion dance team and social justice organization. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, traveling, and learning new dance styles.

Aleena will be holding office hours on Thursdays from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. or by appointment at the Smolian International House, and looks forward to serving the upcoming applicants!

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