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Global Business Brigades Texas A&M

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
GBB
Purpose:
The mission of Global Business Brigades is to create sustainable change by empowering students and communities. Our organization will provide a hands-on international business experience by taking a group of Texas A&M students on a week-long brigade to Central America to help micro-entrepreneurs realize their dream of escaping poverty and experiencing true economic development.
Year Founded:
2009
Membership Dues:
$25 & Payment of Trip Funds
Admits Members:
Prior to Brigades (Spring/Fall Recruiting)
Meeting Locations:
TBA

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Leah Mendes & Tyler Wigington
Public Contact E-mail Address:
gbb@gbb.tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
217-649-2870

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://gbb.tamu.edu
Organization E-mail Address:
gbb@gbb.tamu.edu

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
Mays Business School
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
1-30
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization membership will be required to meet specific GPR requirements
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Application Only

Events

Community Service Projects:
Once per semester
Fundraising Events:
Twice per semester
Speakers/Lectures:
Once per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Once per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Three or more times per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Never
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Never
New Member Orientation/Training:
Once per semester
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Never
Domestic US Travel:
Never
International Travel:
Once per semester