Global Citizenship Day

Global Citizenship Day

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When: 
Mar 21, 20149:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: 
1005 3rd Street, NE, Washington, D.C.
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The Global Citizenship Day, sponsored by Prudential, highlights the importance of global citizenship and also serves as a tool for the entire TWC student body to enhance their cross-cultural skills in order to make an impact in the world. The day consists of a keynote speech on global citizenship, topic-based workshops on global skills, and the International Festival, which is the culmination of the day celebrating cultural diversity and exchange.

 

Event Format

9:00am-9:15am
Intro video on 7 Global Challenges

9:15am-9:45am
Pilar Mendiola Fernández, Senior Vice President and Chief International Officer of TWC, delivers opening remarks.

9:45am-10:45am

Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary of State at the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, provides the keynote address for the Global Citizenship Day.

10:45am-11:00am
Kevin Nunley, Managing Director of TWC provides an introduction to the breakout sessions. Transfer from auditorium to breakout sessions.

11:00am-12:30pm
Five breakout sessions on global skills



12:30pm-3:30pm
Free time, preparation for International Festival

2:00pm-3:30pm
Optional cultural activities at Patio led by students

3:30pm-5:00pm
Country booths



5:00pm start
International Festival

(culmination of the day celebrating cultural diversity and exchange)


Breakout Session Topics

  • Public Speaking Skills
  • Financial Literacy
  • Cross-cultural Negotiation Skills Around the Globe
  • Global Leadership Perspective
  • Social Responsibility

The breakout sessions will be designed to be practical and useful exercises including role play and case studies.

 

Attendees will include approximately 400 students from about 20 countries, Prudential executives, as well as special TWC invitees.

 

Location

RAF at NoMa, Blinken Auditorium

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