Category Archives: Innovations in Healthcare

August 17

First month in PULSE – Innovations in Healthcare

Hi everyone! My assignment is in Innovations in Healthcare, a non-profit organization based on DUKE University in Durham, NC-USA. When I applied to PULSE, I supposed I would go to a developing country, having contact with poor communities, helping them not only inside de NGO, but also with some extra activities, etc. It´s funny how we […]

July 02

Say “YES” to adventure

Welcome to my blog where I’ll be telling you about my Pulse volunteering journey 2017. June will be my 1st month for Volunteer For all of you who are not so familiar with the Pulse volunteering program, The PULSE Volunteer Partnership is GSK’s flagship skills-based volunteering initiative, where motivated employees are matched to non-profit organizations for […]

December 23

The Blog that Refused to Write Itself

I know that it’s been way too long since my last blog post, but life has a way of getting busy and I can happily say that I wasn’t blogging for all the right reasons!  I arrived back in the US a few weeks ago, and just completed my assignment last week in Durham.  I […]

July 23

What Would Mandela Do?

I have been in Singapore for 2 weeks now and it has been an amazing experience so far. I have met up with old friends (thanks Tom and Rob) and met many new friends (too many to name here but thanks everyone!).  I have met people here from England, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Spain, Australia, Ireland, […]

July 06

A journey of 9583 miles begins with a single…

…drive to Durham! I spent the last 2 weeks in Durham, North Carolina, training with the rest of the team from Innovations in Healthcare ( They are a great group and were very welcoming to me.  I really felt like I was a part of their team right away!  Thanks to the whole team in […]

June 17

Elevated PULSE

I am about to begin an amazing journey….even as I type it, it is hard to believe. I know that I will be traveling to Singapore and several other countries in SE Asia, but much of this journey is still to be discovered.  I enjoy thinking about what life will be like on the other […]