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Learning About the World through MUN

Guest blogger Kelly Crissy shares her Model United Nations experience over the past two years, including how it has helped her begin to understand the need for proper preparation for working cross-culturally.

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Women Move Up By Moving Overseas

In honor of International Women’s Day’s 100th anniversary, Stacie Berdan celebrates the adventurous women who decided to take their career global despite the naysayers. She dispels the Top 10 common myths about women working abroad.

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Beads4Dreams: Little Bit of Global in Each of Us

Guest Blogger Susan Cannarella, an American shares her story on how she started a small non-profit making and selling jewelry made from paper beads handcrafted by women in Uganda as a means to support their families. All proceeds from the sale of this jewelry go to Kiwoko Hospital in Luwero, Uganda to benefit their HIV/AIDs program for children in the community. There’s a little bit of global in each and every one of us.

7 Billion: Are You Typical

National Geographic Society’s new video on global population gives one pause; what does typical mean, especially to a self-centered nation like the US? Get prepared people: globalization – it’s not coming, it’s already here.

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Congress Should Stop Cutting Education: Foreign Language Programs Matter

As Congress moves to cut the Federal budget, our children will suffer again as Education takes another hit, including foreign language learning.

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MBA Programs Must Deliver Grads Ready for Global Careers or Lose Out to Competition

Originally appeared on Huffington Post on Feb. 15. Although business schools aspire to deliver global MBAs to students, it seems the vast majority are falling short in actual achievement. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) released a report last week titled “The Globalization of Managements Education: Changing International Structures, Adaptive Strategies, and […]

Britain pushes for More Women to Serve on Boards

Stopping short of mandating a percentage as recent laws passed in Spain and France, due Britain is urging more boards include women.

Europeans Opting for b-schools Closer to Home

European MBA students are increasingly looking to attend business schools on their home continent. Cost is significantly cheaper and time shorter has led to a rise in popularity. US b-school admissions landscape is changing.

Japanese Universities Step Up Efforts to Attract International Students

Japanese companies are hiring more global workers, and top Japanese universities are seeking more international students to better than international profile and increase global mindset on campuses.

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Hero: Life & Legend of Lawrence of Arabia Tops Off My Reading List

I love to read — have for as long as I can remember.  And although I spend a lot of time combing newspapers, periodicals and blogs, nothing beats a great book to  put things in perspective — to give me reason to pause and think.  Since many people ask me and so many others “what […]

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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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