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U.S. - Japan Now:
Economic and Global Corporate Strategies
May 23, 2013
In partnership with the World Affairs Council and the Pittsburgh Technology Council, the Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania presents a high-level luncheon event focusing on the future economic outlook for Japan and the United States - and how economic, political, and security concerns may impact the global business of both countries. Attendees will also have the opportunity to hear about Hitachi America, Ltd. corporate strategies from Hitachi's Chairman.
KQV Global Press Conference
A New Dawn? Egypt Post Revolution
May 25, 2013
This half-hour radio program will feature H.E. Mohamed M. Tawfik, Egyptian Ambassador to the United States. He will discuss "A New Dawn? Egypt Post Revolution" with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.
KQV Global Press Conference
It’s in the Balance: What the Energy Mix Means for National Security
May 26, 2013
This half-hour radio program will feature Anne Korin, Co-Director, Institute for the Analysis of Global Security. She will discuss "It’s in the Balance: What the Energy Mix Means for National Security" with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.
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Cultural Competency and International Speaker Visits
November 2012 – May 2013
May 2, 2013
Today’s students will be tomorrow’s leaders. As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, knowledge and understanding of other cultures is becoming more essential.
The Student Ambassador Program capitalizes on middle school students’ inherent curiosity to increase their awareness, understanding, and appreciation of world cultures and global issues. By connecting schools with Pittsburgh’s global community, the program is able to enhance student’s cultural competency.
Students will broaden their knowledge of global cultures, geography, and current events around the world. This program is an excellent compliment to diversity initiatives and anti-bullying campaigns and will help engage your students in the world around them.
What is the Student Ambassador Program?
The program is for middle school students and their teachers. The program menu consists of a school visit on Cultural Competency for new schools, an International Speaker school visit, and the culminating Student Ambassador Conference for student leaders. Participating schools are provided with an extensive resource guide and support throughout the program.
Following the program, students complete projects to share their newfound global knowledge.
Cultural Competency Visit (starting in November for new schools)
International Speaker Visit (December through April)
Student Ambassador Conference (May 2, 2013)
Click here to download the Student Ambassador Study Guide.
Who Participates in the Program?
What is the Cost?
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