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KQV Global Press Conference
Challenges and opportunities facing Europe

May 30, 2015

This half-hour radio program will feature Johan Verbeke, Belgian Ambassador to the United States. He will discuss "Challenges and opportunities facing Europe” with host former Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.

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Summer Seminar on Global Issues
June 15-July 2, 2015

June 15, 2015

The Summer Seminar on Global Issues is designed to help students understand and think critically about their world—and the various issues, connections, and perspectives within it. Through a mix of classroom instruction, experiential learning activities, and discussions with experts, participants will strengthen their understanding of overarching global issues and how these issues shape the world around them.

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18th Annual Summer Institute for Teachers - Teaching Contemporary Global Issues
June 16-17, 2015

June 16, 2015

The Institute is a two-day workshop which consists of presentations on contemporary world affairs, small group problem solving exercises, and lesson-planning sessions with direct application to your curriculum.

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Program Calendar

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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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