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Join us for the 2017 GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics Saturday, April 8 at the FedEx Global Education building!

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Saturday, April 8 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Global Lunch: Subsaharan Africa
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Students will have an opportunity to talk with individuals native to or knowledgeable about the region/country they will be traveling to.  This session has been specially designed so students can ask some of their more targeted and country-specific questions on health and safety, logistics, and daily living expectations/concerns.  The lunch will also provide a way to get to know others traveling to a similar area
 

Global Connections Host
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Iyman Gaspard

Program Manager, Center for Global Initiatives
Iyman Gaspard manages federal funding opportunities at the Center for Global Initiatives including the Fulbright-Hays Faculty and Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program and Foreign Language and Area Studies... Read More →
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Brandon Knettel

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Duke Global Health Institute
Brandon is a postdoctoral associate with the DGHI and is working with Dr. Melissa Watt and Dr. Kathy Sikkema on projects related to the implementation of Option B+ for pregnant women with HIV in Tanzania and the prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and gender-based violence in South Africa. Brandon earned his doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Lehigh University in 2015, where he conducted research aimed at... Read More →
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Bradley Opere

Student Body President, UNC Student
Opere is a native of Nairobi, Kenya studying Business Administration at Kenan Flagler Business School. Before attending Carolina, Opere was a student at the African Leadership Academy in South Africa where he also served as Student  Body President. At the academy, Opere was selected as one of five African that were named Bezos Scholar and attended the 2012 Aspen Ideas Festival. Opere was also awarded the Leadership Award in light of... Read More →


Saturday April 8, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Florence & James Peacock Atrium