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KQV Global Press Conference
Crisis in Crimea: What’s Next?

April 19, 2014

This half-hour radio program will feature Kent Logsdon, Chief of Staff, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State of Management and Resources. He will discuss "Crisis in Crimea: What’s Next?” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.

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KQV Global Press Conference
The Power of Knowledge: The Importance of Education in a Global Society

April 20, 2014

This half-hour radio program will feature Jane Werner, Executive Director, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh; Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, Executive Director, Afghan Institute of Learning, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee. They will discuss "The Power of Knowledge: The Importance of Education in a Global Society” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.

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Public Policy Discussion and Luncheon
Europe’s Watershed Moment:
What the Conflict in Ukraine Means for Europe,
the United States, and Relations with Russia

May 12, 2014

The invasion and annexation of Crimea has perhaps changed the geopolitical balance to one of systemic competition—and some even fear a renewed Cold War. What will happen now, and what are our options? Join the World Affairs Council and the American Council on Germany's Eric M. Warburg Chapter in Pittsburgh for expert analysis on the pressing issue from one of Europe’s most experienced analysts.

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Competition, Collaboration,  and Your Future in the Global Workforce
Competition, Collaboration, and Your Future in the Global Workforce

A Panel Discussion and Video Conference for High School Students

April 23, 2013

9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Videoconference and Woodland Hills High School, 2550 Greensburg Pike, Pittsburgh, PA 15221

Do you hope to be successful in an interdependent world?

Do you know what skills you will need to be successful in
a global workforce?

Have you wondered why cross-cultural communication and
cultural understanding are so important?

Today’s students will enter a global and diverse workforce where the need for employees who can speak world languages and can collaborate cross-culturally is imperative. Whether you plan to work abroad or to never leave your hometown, globalization will bring the world to you. No matter what field you’re considering, our changing world means that you will need new skills and knowledge to be competitive and successful in the future. 

Hear from a panel of prominent international business leaders -- and interact with your peers locally and internationally -- to learn about intercultural skills, critical languages, new business practices, exciting international careers, and the changing global marketplace.

Featured Panelists

Nicholas Hamilton-Archer
Director of Recruitment and Business Development
EMBA Worldwide & The Center for Executive Education at the
University of Pittsburgh

Annamaria Fato
Senior Manager
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

Jonathan Hill
The Compton Group, LLC

Guillermo Rocco
Staff Geophysicist
Shell Appalachia FDP Team

The world is changing…are you ready?

There is no cost to attend this program. Participants may attend in-person or via videoconference.

Participation at Woodland Hills High School
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Participation via Videoconference
A limited number of schools can register to participate via videoconference. Videoconference equipment is required. Click here to register.

Questions?
Contact Christina Unger at the World Affairs Council
by phone at 412-281-7027 or by email at christina@worldpittsburgh.org.

Presented by the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh in partnership with Allegheny Intermediate Unit 3 and Woodland Hills High School.

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