What is GNG?

GNG Annual Report

OVERVIEW

GNG logoGlobal Nomads Group (GNG) is an international NGO whose mission is to foster dialogue and understanding among the world’s youth. GNG engages and empowers young people worldwide using media, including: interactive videoconferencing, webcasting, social networking, gaming, and participatory filmmaking. GNG operates at the intersection of international and peace education, striving to serve as a vehicle for awareness, bridging the boundaries of cultural misconceptions and instilling in our audience a heightened appreciation and comprehension of the world in which they live.

Our current portfolio includes semester and year-long virtual exchange programs between students in North America and their peers in Sub-Saharan Africa, Central and South East Asia, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).  In addition, GNG offers Pulse programs, a series of programs that bring together students from around North America to discuss and debate international issues in a virtual “town-hall” setting.

Global Nomads Group is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations qualify for the maximum charitable contribution deduction.

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HISTORY

Founded in 1998, by Jonathan Giesen, David Macquart, Christopher Plutte and Mark von Sponeck – the organization has conducted programming in more than 50 countries on all seven continents, reaching more than one million young people.

GNG’s work has been featured in media outlets that include CNN, Good Morning America, the Today Show, the New York Times, People, and Education Week.

Global Nomads Group is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations qualify for the maximum charitable contribution deduction.