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-three UAB students will be promoting their commitments at the 2018 annual meeting at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

Campus Representative

"" Aleena George is a junior majoring in medical sociology and minoring in philosophy with plans to become a physician. George is a member of various organizations including Global and Community Leaders honors program, Alpha Epsilon Delta, and Rangeela, a competitive Bollywood-fusion dance team and social justice organization. She also serves on the executive board of Social Justice Advocacy Council. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, traveling, and learning new dance styles.

Aleena will be holding office hours by appointment, and looks forward to serving the upcoming applicants!