Amy Gilmore

Amy Gilmore is an undergraduate student at Walsh University in North Canton, OH. On campus, she's involved with the Blouin Global Scholars, which is a cohort of select students challenged with studying a global issue over the course of their undergraduate degree. Amy played soccer for Walsh University until 2016 when she hung up her cleats after several sports-related concussions. Amy is iACT's Sport Specialist.

Solidarity on the Field

Solidarity on the Field

Solidarity on the Field When I woke up about an hour before my alarm went off today, I can’t say I was particularly surprised. It happens every time I am more excited than usual for my soccer games, a special practice, or in this case, my first time helping to train...
Coaches and Teachers

Coaches and Teachers

Coaches and Teachers A week ago, I never would have believed that watermelons grew in eastern Chad. I saw the plants’ vines tangled in the sand as we drove from Guererda to Iridimi today. The fruit is sold everywhere—from the markets in the villages to the little...
The Ultimate Gift

The Ultimate Gift

This blog was originally posted on darfurunited.com  We arrived in Ostersund with six staff members. If you ask the players, we will only be returning with five.  Mohammad Adam and Sadaam had a hint of sincerity when they jokingly told me the team is going to do...