Think and Do in 2: Global Storytelling Competition


Join us and choose NC State’s best global story!
Students will share their global story in a timed, 2-minute presentation with six image slides. Each slide will appear strictly for 20 seconds.

2015 Winning Storytellers

2016 Contestants

  • Ahmed Mashal (Chemistry major from Syria) Global Citizen
  • Alexa Shook (Management major, studied in Peru) Different is Beautiful
  • Bhavika Mittal (MSc Financial Markets and Investments from India) Diversity to Humanity
  • Brendali Carrillo (Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management from Peru) New Year’s Eve in June
  • Destinee Gray (English, Creative Writing studied in London) A Tale of My First Time
  • Kiyana Harris (Physiology, Poultry Science studied in Belize) Bronx to Belize
  • Paola Centola (Finance SKEMA from Italy) Wanderlust, the Syndrome of Chronical Happiness
  • Sarah McConnell (Engineering First Year studied in Chile) The Year That Changed My Life Forever
  • Spondon Kundu (Electrical Engineering major from India) A Peek Through the Pinhole



Competition Details

Competition Winner: $150 Amazon Gift Card
First Runner Up: $100 Amazon Gift Card
Second Runner Up: $50 Amazon Gift Card

All contestants must be current NC State students who participated on a study abroad program (short-term, faculty-led, exchange, etc.), alternative service break program, international research or internship/co-op experience, or must be an international/exchange student presently studying at NC State. The spoken word/narrative can be a prose, poem, song, journal entry or any other creative way of presenting your photos. It can not be merely a description of the photos. The text of the spoken portion must be submitted through the online form and may not exceed 2 minutes. All contestants must submit 6 high-resolution image slides (in jpg format) in black and white or in color. The images should not contain any text and must be submitted through the online form. All entries are the property of NC State University upon submission. No entries will be returned. All submissions must be the contestant’s original work. Visual works should not depict excessive use of alcohol, illicit drugs, violence, sex, or other inappropriate material. The oral presentation must also abide by these standards. All submissions are subject to editing for final publication.