KQV Global Press Conference
The Global Economy
December 20, 2014
This half-hour radio program will feature Michael Mandelbaum, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. He will discuss "The Global Economy” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.
KQV Global Press Conference
Global Megatrends – and Why They Matter!
December 21, 2014
This half-hour radio program will feature Bob Moritz, PwC. He will discuss "Global Megatrends – and Why They Matter!” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.
Global Issues Seminar for Students with Panelists from the U.S. Army War College
Exploring National Security Challenges in 2015
Thomas Jefferson H.S.
February 10, 2015
Senior military officers from the U.S. Army War College will visit Thomas Jefferson H.S. for a panel discussion and video conference about pressing national security issues facing the United States currently and in the future.
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Dr. Urvashi Sahni
March 12, 2013
12:30 - 1:45 p.m. EDT
The challenges facing girls came to a fore when the world learned of the attempted assassination of fourteen-year old Malala Yousafzai for her activism regarding girls’ education in Pakistan. However, she is not alone. Every day, 61 million children are shut out of primary school and 34 million adolescent girls are denied the right to education. Leading the fight for education in countries around the world are young people — like you — who are passionate about the right to education for everyone. Join this conversation with education experts to learn about the struggle for education worldwide.
Dr. Urvashi Sahni is currently a Nonresident Fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Center for Universal Education. She is the Founder and Chief Executive of Study Hall Educational Foundation. She is a leading expert in school governance, curriculum reform and teacher training with a special focus on girls education and the use of technology in education. Her current research focuses on developing and scaling her Girls’ Empowerment Program in India with the help of affordable technology.
Dr. Edwin H. Gragert is Director, Global Campaign for Education-US. Earlier he served for 21 years as Executive Director of iEARN-USA. Since 1990 he helped iEARN pioneer educational uses of innovative technologies and teacher professional development to facilitate on-line collaborative project-based learning among schools in the U.S. and 130 other countries. Earlier he served as Executive Director of an international youth exchange program, and also worked for the International Relations Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. Ed received a BA in Japanese political science from the University of Washington. He received an MA in Korean History a PhD in Japanese history from Columbia University.
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