Business students simulate struggles in developing countries

Written by

|

February 2, 2012

10:01 PM

Friday, Jan. 27, participants from the Mason School of Business MBA Program participated in the Water Walk across campus to raise awareness about the stark inequalities in water availability between the United States and developing nations. Over 40 students carried gallon-and-a half blue buckets from Lake Matoaka to the main campus. The entire journey entailed a mile of walking while carrying a 13-pound bucket. The walk was meant to simulate the struggles that many women experience in developing countries as they attempt to bring water to their families.

Share This Article

Related News

Students Participate in a Day of Community Service
Virginia Youth Tobacco Use Dramatically Decreases
Four Virginia Universities to Start Prep Academy

About Author

Ariel Cohen

Senior Staff Writer Ariel Cohen '14 is a sociology major from Arlington, Va. She was previously Chief Staff Writer, News Editor, and Associate News Editor.

Leave A Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *