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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
Local Global Opportunities LIMITED
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Limited Capacity seats available

Interested in having a global experience without needing a passport or having to travel too far? Find out about the many opportunities to interact with people from different cultures and languages, locallly! Whether you are tutoring a Burmese refugee, providing pro bono legal services to undocumented families, or targeting a French-speaking population for a volunteer project or entrepreneurial endeavor, certain skills and understanding will be necessary to have the best experience. Learn about the importance of self-awareness, empathy, and cultural sensitivity when working with people from other cultures. Discover the variety of global opportunities you can have right here in North Carolina or within the U.S.A.


Speakers
avatar for Gabrielle Beaudry

Gabrielle Beaudry

UNC Student
Gabrielle is a junior environmental science major and information science minor at UNC. As a leader in UNC's Nourish Club, she spends time fostering community partnerships and critically evaluating her role in her own community as well as in others. Last fall she interned at CWS refugee resettlement agency in Durham, where she gained a much greater understanding of both the refugee experience in the US and her own NC community through... Read More →
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Hannah Gil

Director, Latino Migration Project, UNC Center for Global Initiatives
Hannah Gill ’99 joined the Center for Global Initiatives in 2004 as a Rockefeller postdoctoral scholar. She now shares a joint position at the center and the Institute for the Study of the Americas. An anthropologist with a specialization in Latin American and Caribbean migration studies, she directs the Latino Migration Project at UNC-Chapel Hill, a public educational program on Latin American immigration and integration in North... Read More →
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Alice Keyes

MSW Candidate, 2017 intern, UNC Refugee Mental Health and Wellness Initiative
Alice became involved in working with immigrants and refugees during her undergraduate studies in Grand Rapids, MI. She served as an ESL tutor, financial advisor, and completed basic casework through a resettlement office and a small nonprofit. Her interest in learning about the world outside the United States led her to work in Hong Kong and study international development in Honduras. Her passion and desire to learn more about... Read More →
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Jen Skees

Employment Services Manager, Church World Service
Jen began working at CWS as the Preferred Communities Refugee Case Manager in January 2014. Prior to working for CWS, she conducted trainings on cultural competence, human rights, and non-profit management throughout New York City. Jen has advocated for the rights of refugees and asylum seekers at the International Institute of New Jersey and the United Nations. She holds a MSW in International Social Work and Human Rights and a BA in... Read More →


Saturday April 8, 2017 10:45am - 11:45am
Classroom 3024

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