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Thursday, November 8 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Building a Locally Global Community

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Building a Locally Global Community: How the World Economic Forum Global Shapers in Washington, DC are using the networked world to have impact at home and abroad 

This session will explore the ways in which millennials are leveraging their ability to make impact using technology, networking and dialogue. We will discuss the opportunities available in DC, using a global community, like the World Economic Forum, to not just tackle problems and share solutions in Washington, D.C., but globally. This dynamic conversation will include members of the Washington DC Hub of the Global Shapers, an initiative of the World Economic Forum.  


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Mary Galeti

Executive Director and Vice-Chair, Tecovas Foundation
Mary Galeti serves as the Executive Director and Vice-Chair of the Tecovas Foundation. The Tecovas Foundation funds social innovation and entrepreneurship by focusing on building community, leveraging new service models and sustainable economic development both domestically and internationally... Read More →

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Amy Lazarus, IISD

Executive Director, Sustained Dialogue Campus Network
Inclusion. Diversity. Leadership. Intergenerational communication. Effectiveness, efficiency, and joy at work. Civic engagement. Youth development. Multiple modes of communication; leveraging technology and face-to-face. Cross-sector partnerships. Social innovation. Tai Chi.

Paul Kruchoski

Paul Kruchoski is the Senior Education Officer in the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Organization Affairs, where he coordinates the Department's policy on education and youth issues at the United Nations. He is currently working to develop strategies to expand... Read More →

Thursday November 8, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST
Artisphere 1101 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22209
  • Room Black Box Theater

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