Women can help other women on small, medium and large scales in every country around the world. Networking and sharing can be cross-cultural acts of kindness and smart economics.
Although I speak and write often about the professional benefits of working abroad, an international career also offers a great deal of fun! One of the best perks for me comes in the form of travel. During the course of my three years in Hong Kong, my husband and I managed to visit most every [...]
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.
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, [...]
When people tell me they want to live and work abroad, I encourage them. Living and working abroad can be a mind-opening experience. Yet it can also be tough — a real challenge if you’re not ready for it. “How do I know if it’s right for me,” many people ask. You can start by [...]
I’m happy that you’re here because it means you are interested in learning more about international careers. Whether you’re a student or professional, a global worker or a budding internationalist, you’ve come to the right place to arm yourself with information, strategic advice and practical tips on what’s involved in going global.
I found this past weekend full of interesting international news stories that just further indicate global growth, specifically that in Asia and the Middle East. For instance, in the Washington Post, Delaware Governor Jack Markel writes about his recent trip to China and advocates for the U.S. to follow similar suit: Government-business partnerships: Washington Post to stimulate [...]
MBA programs are incorporating study abroad in their curricula. Approaches vary but mandatory time abroad working on a specific business problem is proving most valuable. Two schools leading the pack are Yale School of Management and George Washington University’s Global MBA program. Yale SOM revamped its curriculum in 2006 by replacing standard finance and marketing [...]