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Clinton Global Initiative University

Clinton Global Initiative at SMU

The CGI University Network (CGI U) is a consortium of colleges and universities that support, mentor and provide seed funding to leading student innovators and entrepreneurs. SMU is a member of the CGI University Network and provides funding to SMU student commitment-makers who commit to take action in the the areas of education, environment and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation and public health.


Earn University Curriculum Credit


Annual CGI U Meeting 

Students and university representatives come together at the CGI U meeting to hear from experts in various fields, brainstorm ideas, share best practices and form effective partnerships.

Seven SMU students promote their commitments at the 2015 annual meeting

  • Art Healing (Asia Rodgers)
  • Kripa Care (Jorawar "Javi" Virk)
  • Resources for Resolana (Hena Rafiq)
  • Support for LGBTQ Refugees in Texas (Colton Donica)
  • The Nari Project (Ashley Wali and Preksha "Priya" Chowdhardy



AUG 15 Application Opens
OCT 1 Info Session
OCT 9 Early Application Deadline
TBA Application Party
DEC 1 Application Deadline
TBA   CGI U Annual Meeting

SMU Campus Rep

We are looking for two student reps for AY 15-16. If interested contact


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