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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: Latin America + The Caribbean
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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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Gabriel Maisonnave

Rotary Peace Fellow, School of Media and Journalism
Gabriel Maisonnave is a young professional in the field of communication for development; he holds a BA in International Relations from the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires. As a Rotary Peace Fellow in the School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, He has dedicated the past two years to look into the intersection of strategic communications, peace building and non-profit accountability. It might... Read More →
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Keegan McBride

Student, UNC Chemistry Department
Keegan McBride is a senior from Raleigh, North Carolina, majoring in Chemistry with minors in Business Administration and Mathematics. Prior to his first year at Carolina, Keegan engaged in a year of global service through the second class of UNC Global Gap Year Fellows. During his gap year, he volunteered on local service projects through the Galapagos, Costa Rica, Peru, Spain, and Hungary. Keegan is a co-founder and current CEO of The... Read More →
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Sara Peña

Program Associate, Institute for the Study of the Americas
Currently a graduate student at the UNC School of Medicine's Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, When she's not studying, Sara sings along to Shakira songs so loud that her neighbors swear Shakira actually lives in her house. We are neither confirming nor denying this accusation. 
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Anna Phillips

Student
Anna Phillips, a first year student at UNC, is from Sugar Grove, a small community in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina. She graduated from Watauga High School in 2016 and became the first in her family (along with her twin sister) to attend a four-year college. In December of 2016, Anna was able to participate in the Center for Global Initiatives’ Global Takeoff: Puerto Rico program, through which she spent six days studying food... Read More →
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Daniela Natalia Teixeira Schermerhorn

Rotary Peace Fellow, Master's of International Development Policy Candidate, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
Daniela Schermerhorn is a Police Officer from the Federal District State Police – Brazil, and possesses over 17 years of Human Resources Management, Administration and Operational Services in Law Enforcement Agency, at the National and International level, with emphasis on peace and conflict resolution. She holds a Bachelor degree in Police Science, a Bachelor of Law degree, a Latu Sensus Graduate Program in Public Law, State and... Read More →
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Juan Álamo

Assistant Professor, UNC Music Department
Juan Álamo (Assistant Professor) is an internationally known performer, composer, and educator. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music, and Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees with Jazz as related field from the University of North Texas. Originally from Cidra, Puerto Rico, Dr. Álamo has presented solo recitals at universities and percussion and jazz festivals... Read More →



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