Global Citizenship

Identity Formation

List of 1 frequently asked questions.

  • We can learn to see each other and see ourselves in each other and recognize that human beings are more alike than we are unalike.
    - Maya Angelou

A foundation of global citizenship is a healthy understanding of self. Understanding personal identity starts with knowing one's self within the context of family, culture and community. As a part of forming and understanding their identities, Hamlin girls practice the habits of healthy individuals while learning how and why some communities may not have access to health and wellness best practices. Through daily practice our girls prepare their minds and bodies to participate and engage with both local and global communities.
Hamlin faculty explore the summer reading novel, Americanah with the author Chimamande Adiche as part of the fall 2014 professional development day. The focus of the day was exploring and understanding global citizenship as a construct with specific attention paid to the strands of global awareness and identify formation.
    • Project Voice expresses the humor and complexity of having multiple ethnic identities.

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The Hamlin School educates girls to meet the challenges of their time and inspires them to become extraordinary thinkers and innovators, courageous leaders, and individuals of integrity.
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