To Win the Future, America Must Win the Global Competititon in Education

In this week’s White House address, the President emphasizes the importance of transforming our education system so that we are prepared to compete on a global scale.

Child has the world in her hands

Getting to Know You — International Style

School-sponsored International Nights can play an important role in helping children appreciate diversity and begin to be globally aware. They also help bring diverse groups together to embrace one another’s uniqueness.

NY Times: When a Career Path Leads Abroad

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan gives practical advice and specific tips on the international job search in this piece about global careers.

Italy’s Brain Drain

Graduates in Italy seem to be leaving the country in droves and it’s beginning to show.

Pardon My French, We’re Teaching the Wrong Languages

An interesting POV in WSJ on which languages to teach/learn and how for tomorrow’s success. Hint: It’s not French.


Edgewood and Zhongshan: Comparing “Safety Consciousness”

Business woman and mother, Rebecca Weiner describes her observations of children on playgrounds in the U.S. and in China.

China’s New World Order

In their recent meetings, Obama and Jintao discussed China’s ‘new world order, in which [China]‘s needs come first.’ Robert J. Samuelson of the Washington Post reports on the disputes between China and the US involving trade, subsidies, international businesses, and technology.

International Currencies

Moving Abroad? Financial Preparation Pays Off

One of the most important prerequisites for a successful globetrotting experience is to establish a comprehensive partnership with a truly global bank.

Stacie Berdan advises students on how to launch an international career.

10 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Going Global

I give a fair number of speeches and participate in many career conferences and panels across the country — both on campuses and within organizations — and almost always the question comes up: What can I do to increase my odds of being sent on a global assignment?  The answer is: Many things of course, […]

Donsol, the whale shark capital of the world

A Whale of a Shark Story: Swimming with Gentle Giants of the Sea

Swimming with the whale sharks, the gentle giants of the sea known as “butanding” in Donsol, Philippines, was an amazing experience. We took advantage of a business trip of Stacie’s to Hong Kong (and one we brought our daughters along for the international experience) to add a stop-over in Manila to see a friend. He recommended swimming with the whale sharks and off we went on an eco-adventure of a lifetime.

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Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Stacie Berdan is an international careers expert and award-winning author. She has worked in more than 50 countries and continues to counsel companies on global issues. She spends a great deal of her time speaking on college campuses where her advice on global careers has been characterized as "engaging, insightful, inspirational and authentic" by professionals, campus counselors and students alike.

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