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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 • 10:45am - 11:45am
Ethics & Culture: A Beginner's Guide FULL
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Introduction to ethical considerations central to any global experience, locally or abroad. Learn the importance of the qualities of respect, humility, reflection, and openness and how to practice these in different cultural situations. Hear honest stories from students who have had these experiences and how they applied these qualities to overcome potential ethical issues. 

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Brandy Arellano

Program Manager, Center for Global Initiatives
Brandy manages the Passport to GO! program which supports new Carolina students to procure their first U.S. passport and find appropriate avenues for their first global opportunity. She also directs GO! Global Orientation, a pan-university training initiative to prepare students culturally and ethically for global opportunities, and Global Take Off: Puerto Rico, which provides first-time travelers full funding for a four-day, faculty-led trip... Read More →
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Andrea Barnes

Student, UNC Department of Public Policy
As a first-generation college student from Prince George's County, Maryland, Andrea hopes to improve generational poverty in her community via better access to higher education. At UNC she serves as the Director of the Latina/o Mentoring Program, a UNC Admissions Ambassador, a Scholarship Ambassador, and a Covenant Scholar. Andrea studied abroad in Sevilla, Spain during the Fall 2016 semester and is the first person in her family... Read More →
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Phun H.

Student, UNC Curriculum in Global Studies
Phun H is first year from Greensboro, North Carolina and a member of an ethnic minority group of Vietnam called the Montagnards. Prior to attending UNC, she spent a year abroad in Indonesia and Thailand volunteering with different English education projects. She also has travel experience in Malaysia and Vietnam. She intends to graduate in 2020 with a degree in Global Studies and is also currently a Global... Read More →
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Christiana Jarrett

Student, UNC-Chapel Hill
My name is Christiana Jarrett, and I am a junior in the Information Science program in the School of Library and Information Science here at UNC. I partipated in the 2016 Global Take Off: Puerto Rico program through the Center for Global Initiatives. Currently, I live in Carrboro with my husband Brian and our cat, Dan. I love to volunteer at the local animal shelter, take walks in Carrboro, or have unexpected adventures. 
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Sarah Smith

UNC Global Civic Engagement Coordinator, UNC Campus Y
Sarah came to UNC in 2006 to study archaeology but soon realized her passion was in public service. In 2010, she earned her B.A. in anthropology with minors in social & economic justice and Asian studies before joining the staff of the Carolina Center for Public Service. As Student Services Specialist, Sarah worked directly with the Buckley Public Service Scholars program, the Service-Learning Initiative (APPLES), and the Bryan Social... Read More →
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Alex Waddell

UNC Student
Alex is a Health Policy and Management Major and Chemistry Minor who grew up in Danville, Virginia but also spent time living in Dallas, Texas before moving to Chapel Hill, North Carolina during high school. Each area he lived in taught him a different perspective on what it means to be an American. In each city, he learned how to interact and eventually become a part of a new, unique culture. All those experiences shaped his cultural identity... Read More →

Saturday April 8, 2017 10:45am - 11:45am
Classroom 1005