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Languages empower.

Cultures inspire.

"[A multilingual community] should raise intercultural awareness, reduce prejudice and especially show the uniqueness and beauty of every culture present on the platform and across the world."

—Stefan, TIG's German Language & Engagement Coordinator

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  • Interning at the TakingITGlobal Office: An internship like no other July 31, 2013 | 3:05 PM

    Taking an internship with TakingITGlobal (TIG) has unequivocally been a unique experience.  At your standard internship, you might need to show up by 9am, and getin trouble for being a few minutes late.  At TIG, you can show up between 9:30-10:30 (realistically, sometimes 11), and as long as you work an 8-hour day, everyone is cool with it.  Such flexibility is rare to find in an office environment, and reflects how the forward thinking philosophy and approach of TIG is manifested in their office culture.  By giving their staff autonomy, flexibility, and opportunity to take control, TIG engages its personnel and has...

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  • Blind Spots in the Welfare State: A Recap of Joseph Wong’s Address at “Beyond 2015” October 30, 2012 | 2:08 PM


    Last week I had the opportunity to attend ‘Beyond 2015: Towards a New Consensus on Ending Global Poverty;’ a three-day international and interdisciplinary workshop at Ryerson University, in Toronto. And while there were many amazing, interesting and inspiring speakers, I really enjoyed listening to Dr. Joseph Wong, a Canada Research Chair and Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto, and the Director of the Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs. A while Dr. Wong only spoke for about half an hour of so, it was principally his discussion of visibility and the welfare state, pointing to some of the most seemingly basic problems...

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  • Apply to be a TakingITGlobal Online Volunteer! March 1, 2012 | 2:40 PM

    TakingITGlobal seeks motivated, creative and outgoing young people to join our team of Online Volunteers! 

    TakingITGlobal (tigweb.org) is an international organization - led by youth and enabled by technology. TakingITGlobal connects youth to inspiration, information and involvement in their local and global communities....

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  • TIG November Multilingual Star Interview! October 28, 2011 | 1:15 PM

    Every month, the Multilingual Community names its most outstanding volunteers as Multilingual TIG Stars!  This month we want to recognize an awesome volunteer who is working very hard towards the goal of  launching their team Language:  Doreen Reinhold from the German Team! Congratulations Doreen- your hard work and dedication is really appreciated!

    1. When did you become involved with TakingITGlobal’s online volunteer team? What motivated you to become an online volunteer?

     I started volunteering a bit more than a year ago. When I...

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  • AUGUST TIG STAR! September 7, 2011 | 11:26 AM

    Every month, the Multilingual Community names its most outstanding volunteer as a Multilingual TIG Star! This month we want to recognize Deniz Ovalıoğlu from the Turkish Team! Deniz is an awesome volunteer who is working very hard to launch Turkish! Congratulations Deniz- your hard work and dedication is really appreciated! We asked Deniz to answer a few questions about her volunteer experience with TIG. Read on to hear what she had to say!


    1. When did you become involved with TakingITGlobal’s online volunteer team? What motivated you to become an online volunteer?

    I have been a part of TIG Since August...

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Welcome to TakingITGlobal's Multilingual Community Page! TakingITGlobal is the web's most multilingual on-line community for youth interested in making a difference. This page was developed to help you learn more about our programs and opportunities, and to show you how to make the most of our multilingual resources.

Translation Tip

Did you know that TakingITGlobal's website is available in 13 languages? To switch to a different language platform, simply click on the drop down menu found in the top right-hand corner of the homepage (above the header menu), or scroll down to the bottom of the page to select the language of your choice (under the "Languages" section).