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The Seventh Annual Founder’s Virtual Gala  | Saturday, July 24, 2021

11AM – 12:30PM EST


We are continuing our fundraising effort to support our GT Student Leaders around the world with their college tuition, community projects, and other supplemental support. For more information about this year’s virtual gala, please visit our Gala Page for a revised program and for the Zoom log in. Thank you and we look forward seeing you on July 24, 2021.


Dr. Shanté Bassett, President and CEO




Charleen Jacobs; Don Swain, Latosha Baldwin, Dr. Bushra Ahmed Saeed, Dr. Fayola Charlet, Bethany Austin, Dominique Footes, Marina Klutse, Natalie Briseus, Dr. Michelle LeBlue-Burns, Jacob Ramos, Mundle Income Tax and Accounting

Sapphire Global Associates, LLC, Adriene Brown, Dr. Dwane Jones, Veronica Maldonado, Adriana Gracia, Robyn Ellis, David Ahmad, Ezekiel Akinyemi, Mylinh Pham, Michael Goodwin, Archer Harmon, Carmen Martino, Denica Kelly, Dr. Karen Chow, Bill Douglas

Dr. Elvin T. Ramos, Dr. Scott Evenbeck, Brian Rothschild, Martha Korwin-Pawlowski, Francesca Caparas, Adaobi Ahanotu, Ella Williams

Carlton Parrott, Kenny Peagler, Denise Slaughter, Michael Berthel, Dr. Morris Thomas, Beverly Lucas, Mario Wolf, Leslie Holmes, Dr. Richard Zalman, Don Carvajal Café, Hector Carvajal, Hilda Risi, Sandra Rubio, James Justinvil, Nadia Mundle

Albert Pearsall III, Laura Chin, Jason Tengco, Bruce Douglas, Caryn Hawkins, Sarah Eltabib, Joani Clay, Ernest Ellsbery Jr.

Dr. JoAnn Rolle, Grace Zarate, Olivier Diogo, Kamaye Surgeon, Wolf Medien Company, Thorsten Glasauer, Jennifer Falzon, Crispin Milliner, Emmanuel Chery, Kevin Murungi, Dr. Luz Martin Del Campo

Amir Alqadiri, Dr. Rachel Yager, Dr. Steve Nava, Margaret Li, Dr. Vonda Rogers, Marsha Quarrels, Xiaotian Liu, Katherine Kennedy, Jophrane Ligonde, Ivelisse Ramos, Chantelle Etienne, Dr. Traci Levy

Dr. Shanté Bassett, Keith Pimental, Dr. Stella Akpuaka, Lindsay Datcher, Susan Legall, Dr. Joanna Ellsberry

Micheal Skeen, Susan Thomas, Stephen Urbano, Angel Abreu, Dr. Marc Bertrand, Derrick Felton, Diane Liriano, Brendan Flores, Kerri Blohm, Eric Cieza-Aguilar

Who Are We

Global Tassels mission is to provide college education opportunities for underprivileged youth with leadership qualities living in the developing world and to support local community based organizations with programs related to poverty reduction.

We open doors to colleges and universities worldwide and we are committed to empowering our students to be leaders in their fields; engaging them in their communities; supporting their living sustainability, and shaping them to become the voices and forces of change for their countries.

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Where We Are

Global Tassels currently now works in countries such as, CAMBODIA, COLOMBIA, GHANA, GUATEMALA, HAITI, INDIA, KENYA, and THE PHILIPPINES. As we grow, we plan to work with other countries around the world to recruit students and to build our global community partnerships.

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GT Process


Global Tassels builds capacity in selected developing countries around the world. Our innovative model engages the next generation of student leaders to transform their local communities through sustainable projects at the grass-roots level.

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Get involved

On all different levels of the organization there is always space for dedicated people like you. Just like our team members you can join Global Tassels and do what you love.

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James (Jim) O’Brien

Vice President of Finance & Records

Gracie Zarate Vice

Vice President of Student Success and Retention

Hilda Risi, MS

Vice President of Community Engagement

Marcus Mottley

Vice President of Administration


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